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Recent articles

So An Englishman Walks Into An Irish Bar, Kingsgate Theatre - Review

Good Friday 2016: Kate (Catriona McFeeley) runs a bar in the town of Ballyditch, Ireland. Her on/off boyfriend Joe (Michael Kiersey) wants to take her away for a weekend to Galway. However, this Easter weekend is doubly auspicious: the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising and Kate knows that the bar which doesn't away have many customers, will do good business over the next four days. While Grace (Bláithín McCormick) and Roddy (Rory Murray) discuss the sensitive subject of the Easter Rising, a man walks into the bar during one particular heated exchange, and has a few things to say of his own...

Author's review: 
4

AN APPLE A DAY, Kingsgate Theatre - Review

The 'rediscovery' of a forgotten female author is always a cause for celebration and it's great to see at London Irish Rep's season that one such play features prominently. Between the late 1930s to the end of the '50s. Elizabeth Connor (the nom de plume of Una Troy) wrote 15 novels and a number of plays. One of these was a play written in 1942 called An Apple A Day which gives some insight on Irish communities in the early 20th century, as well as reaffirming some old truths about human nature.

Author's review: 
5

The Witches - Rose Theatre Review

Fun, laughter and just the right amount of terror for all the family! Rose Theatre, Kingston until 10th April 2016.

Author's review: 
4

Interview: Ann Akin

This week Female Arts' Amie Taylor managed to catch Ann Akin, the director of Young Harts Theatre Company; a vibrant company that promotes drama and education for young people within the community.

Author's review: 
0

Ladies In Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII, Bread & Roses Theatre - Review

DEFINITION OF LEGACY: Something left or handed down by a predecessor: the legacy of centuries of neglect
Oxford English Dictionary

Author's review: 
4

Laurence King Publishing: Dreamday Pattern Journals - Review

These are a series of elegant and distinctive notebooks made with quality paper that are a nice size and have richly coloured covers that with your own sketches, writing, designs and colouring will become uniquely personal.

Author's review: 
0

BEACONS, Park Theatre - Review

It's not very often that one falls in love in characters in a play from the off and feel like you've known them forever, but in Tabitha Mortiboy's Beacons, that is certainly the case. Set in Beachy Head on the coast of Eastbourne, Beacons focuses on three individuals whose lives intersect in a number of ways, some of which aren't initially self-evident.

Author's review: 
4

‘THE AMERICANA’ by Maria Vigar at King's College

The College Chapel, King's College London, 14th & 15th April, 7.30pm

Author's review: 
0

The Playboy of the Western World, Kingsgate Theatre - Review

Anyone who is familiar with Irish Arts will need no introduction to JM Synge's play The Playboy of the Western World. Set in County Mayo at the turn of the 20th century, it tells the story of Pegeen Mike (Maria Quinn) a young lady who knows her own mind and works in her father's tavern.

Author's review: 
4

RUN by Engineer Theatre - Review

Depth, dynamics and a wonderfully physical and intelligent production. New Diorama Theatre, London until 9th April

Author's review: 
4

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