David Greig

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Birdy’s quest for a diva saviour at the Peacock

Deadline! The Dublin Correspondænt. Ends Sep 24, 7.30pm, €12-14, fringefest.com Conor O’Toole is a disarming and encouraging editor to work for at T(...)

Outlying Islands at the Samuel Beckett Theatre

R.U.R. Rossum’s Universal Robots – Peacock Theatre. Previews Aug 21. Opens Aug 22-26. 8pm €16-€25 abbeytheatre.ie – In these days of technological sat(...)

If anyone can record and release music on their iPhone, says Charlie Fink’s character, the most radical gesture now is to leave behind a ‘silence in the shape of an album’. Photograph:  Gaelle Beri/Redferns/Getty

An Taidhbhearc, Galway **** Cover My Tracks, a clever and delicate collaboration between musician Charlie Fink and writer David Greig, is a short pe(...)

Willie White, artist director of the Dublin Theatre Festival blowing the 60th anniversary candles with Lynn Parker  (Rough Magic, Melt ), Ollie West (from  Hamnet), Grace Cathal (from Girl Song) and Sean McGinley (from King of the Castle, Druid). Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Launching the 60th anniversary programme of the Dublin Theatre Festival, its director Willie White surveyed the 31 productions and pointed out “there (...)

The Suppliant Women: a spine-tingling atmosphere of sadness, despair and longing

Please note: this is a review of an earlier production of The Suppliant Women. The version that appears in the Dublin Theatre Festival at the Gaiety T(...)

Author Roald Dahl circa 1989 with his grandson Luke Kelly, who is now the managing director of the Roald Dahl Literary Estate. Photograph: Jan Baldwin via The New York Time

The grey doorway in London’s Marylebone neighbourhood here is unmarked but for 11 words spelled out across the top rail: “The greatest secrets are alw(...)

Creditors The New Theatre HH Left alone together too long, they become shrill, manipulative, conspiratorial, downright bitchy. Leave it to August St(...)

Susan Bracken, Ronan Leahy and Kevin Olohan in C Company’s production of ‘Creditors’

About 10 years ago, when YouTube was still new, the playwright David Greig was exploring video clips on that website. He happened upon a recording of (...)

Gemma Doorly and Karl Shiels in Being Norwegian

Norwegian Wood Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, Dublin ****   He is nervous and unsettled, living alone in a new flat that grumbles wi(...)

Gary Lydon, Peter Campion, Rosa Mikela and David Mc Savage in Decadent’s production of The Pillowman by Martin Mc Donagh. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A few years ago, the director Andrew Flynn got into his car and hit the road. His Galway-based company had been staging productions at the Town Hal(...)

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