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'As an actor you’re not at the top of the food chain in the film world'

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“The man who was Wreck-it Ralph just phoned and he’ll ring back in 10 minutes” hollered my excited daughter through the living room window that she had expressly opened for hollering purposes.

Defender of the Faith

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DECADENT THEATRE Company unveil what promises to be a highlight of the Town Hall Theatre’s autumn programme next week with Defender of the Faith, the debut play from Stuart Carolan, writer and creator of RTÉ’s Love/Hate.

Big wins for Galway shows at theatre awards

The Galway Arts Festival production of Enda Walsh’s Misterman and Druid’s staging of John B Keane’s Big Maggie were the main winners at the recent Irish Times Theatre Awards.

The History Boys pass with flying colours

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Kildare group, Silken Thomas Players, were crowned All Ireland Champions last Saturday May 8 as the 2010 RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival drew to a close. Adjudicator Tom Doherty awarded the top prize to the group whose energetic production of Alan Bennett’s school drama The History Boys swept audiences away with their masterful performances and slick scene changes. Producer Sean Judge picked up the award for Best Director, while the group also collected the awards for Best Set, Best Lighting, and Best Stage Management.

Culture binge, part 1

We headed to The Set Theatre for the opening night of Devious Theatre’s production of Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay on Wednesday last week. Another winner from Devious, who seem to be able to master any style of theatre at the moment. I vaguely remember seeing the play in The Abbey back in the seventies. At one stage a full sized car was driven on to the stage, complete with mobsters and machine guns. There wasn’t room for any such antics in The Set, but the ‘on again/off again’ saga of Dave Thompson’s moustache made up for that.


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