Alan Stanford

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Larry Gogan: sounds as positive and modest as ever as he moves to RTÉ Gold.

It’s fair to say that Liveline (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) has had its share of jarring moments down the years. But there’s a distinct air of discombobula(...)

 Rory Nolan at rehearsals for “Waiting for Godot”: “For that energy the comic character has to have, there has to be a dark side to it.” Photograph: Alan Betson

By Rory Nolan’s standards – which have become almost legendary in certain circles – this does not count as a classic prank. But when the PR person ph(...)

Risteárd Cooper and Rory Nolan in Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at the Gate Theatre. Photograph: Pat Red

The Belgian-born master of the French chanson, who gave his name and his songs to the 1968 musical revue Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in(...)

From left, Johnny Murphy, Alan Stanford and Barry McGovern in The Gate’s production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.  Photograph: Anthony  Woods

In a turn of events that might occupy Beckett’s tramps Vladimir and Estragon - or at least help them pass the time The Waiting Game (Tues, RTÉ One, 10(...)

Tara Egan Langley and Caoimhe O’Malley in The Constant Wife

Gate Theatre, Dublin ★★ Constance Middleton, the lead character in William Somerset Maugham’s wearisome comedy of 1926, is meant to be a woman ah(...)

Lorna Quinn and Sam O’Mahony in Pride and Prejudice. Photograph: Pat Redmond
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and PrejudiceThe Gate Theatre, Dublin***Jane Austen’s bicentenary is as good a pretext as any for a revival of Pride and Prejudice. Alan Stanfor(...)