Fiona Shaw

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A new play seeks to challenge Samuel Beckett’s instructions that only men may appear in Waiting for Godot. Photograph: Ali Wright

A dead man’s voice can travel a long way. In 1988, Samuel Beckett sued a Dutch theatre company for casting women in his existential drama Waiting for (...)

Zendaya during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held virtually on September 20, 2020. Photograph: American Broadcasting Companies,/AFP via Getty Images

Euphoria star Zendaya made history with her surprise victory at the Emmys, becoming the youngest actress to win the outstanding drama lead award. The(...)

Actor Jessie Buckley has been nominated for the recent film Wild Rose and the series The Woman in White and Chernobyl.

The Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) has announced its nominations for the Irish Academy Awards. There was no ceremony in 2019 and, as a resul(...)

Jodie Comer as Villanelle in Killing Eve. Photographer: Sid Gentle

“Give me back my beast.” That was Greta Garbo’s famous (perhaps apocryphal) plea after she saw Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast. It echoed in my he(...)

Graham Norton with students from Bandon Grammar School, where he launched a new history of the school by principal Ian Coombes. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Chat show host Graham Norton – who was visiting Bandon Grammar on Monday for a book launch – said he could never have imagined that he would end up be(...)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge with the three Emmys she won for her series Fleabag. Photograph:  Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

The dragon did it one last time. HBO’s Game of Throne made television history at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, winning for best drama seri(...)

Fiona Shaw, who has been nominated for her first two Emmys. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Two Irish actors are among the nominees for this year’s Emmy awards. Fiona Shaw received her first two Emmy nominations – in the categories of Suppor(...)

’We’ve coped with 800 years of occupation, famine and popery but this, this satirical song about PAYE taxpayers, sung to the tune of 'YMCA' by Twink, Dermot Morgan and Larry Gogan, this more than makes up for that.’ Photograph: RTÉ

Last weekend RTÉ1 broadcast an all Twink clip show called Twinkling Through the Years. In it, Twink, the woman born Adele King, stands bespectacled an(...)

Amy  Molloy: “We’re all on the same page with the world we’re creating and the story we’re wanting to tell”

In countless women’s wardrobes across Ireland hangs a sweatshirt emblazoned with a single word: “Repeal”. Far from being a fashionable brand name, the(...)

Fiona Shaw who won best supporting actress at the TV Baftas for her role in Killing Eve. Photograph:   Matt Crossick/PA

The BBC’s spythriller Killing Eve has triumphed at the TV Baftas, picking up three awards including a first Bafta for Irish actor Fiona Shaw, with its(...)

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