From left, Danielle Galligan, Kate Gilmore, Lisa Lambe, Karen McCartney and Sophie Jo Wasson in The Train.  Photograph: Keith Dixon

The Train Project Arts Centre **** When it comes to women’s history, change is hard-fought and slowly won. Over the last 44 years, there have been cou(...)

Caitlin Moran: A modern, pop culture hero. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 3:43

Caitlin Moran Vicar Street, Dublin *****The tipping point for Caitlin Moran was There’s Something About Mary. Moran made a career as a fine music jour(...)

What’s all this whingeing about the under-representation of women in Hollywood movies? Barely a week goes past without our seeing some film in which a(...)

Taylor Schilling, centre, who plays the lead role of Piper Chapman in Orange Is the New Black: “It’s so unusual to get sent a script where the woman is taking the hero’s journey”

In a blacked-out van, with rain bouncing off the roof, we’re crossing the Queensboro Bridge from Manhattan to Queens. The traffic, the gloom and the d(...)