Ian Mcelhinney

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The Young Offenders

It’s still so young as a medium: not even a century old. But so much has happened to television recently, it’s hard to say how we’ll be watching it by(...)

Cameron Cuffe will star as Superman’s grandfather in Krypton

Superman’s grandfather is going to be spending the summer in Northern Ireland, it has been revealed. Belfast Harbour and NI Screen confirmed on Wedne(...)

Shot in muted hues and pale light which make its real location, Dunmore East, look especially serene it is hard to decide whether Redwater is a silly show redeemed by its seriousness, or a serious show alleviated by its silliness

It’s an unusual place, this Redwater (RTÉ, Sunday, 9.30pm), a small Irish seaside town festering with secrets, which still comes together to celebrate(...)

The cast of Redwater, which was filmed in Wicklow, includes Fionnula Flanagan and Ian McElhinney

As we drive to the Redwater set, somewhere between Arklow and Wicklow town, there’s an eerie atmosphere. The team behind the EastEnders spin-off show (...)

Michelle Fairley as Dolly  in RTÉ’s ‘Rebellion’: Fairley is known globally for her role as Catelyn Stark in ‘Game of Thrones’

The US reviews for RTÉ’s 1916 Rising drama Rebellion, which aired on the Sundance channel this week, were not uniformly kind, with the chief TV critic(...)

Christian Mazzuchini as Vladimir and Noël Vergès as Estragon in Theatre NoNo’s Waiting for Godot

‘We’ve been waiting for someone to come, but nobody has turned up.” Were it not for the bright disposition of the speaker, a museum attendant, a visit(...)

 Stephen Jones and Damian Kearney. Stones in his Pockets by Marie Jones
Review: Stones in his Pockets
  • Stage
  • March 13, 2014, 16:30

Stones in his Pockets Gaiety Theatre, Dublin **** It is refreshing to know that two men and a box on a big stage can succeed in keeping a t(...)

Marie Jones, whose Stones in his Pockets previews tonight. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Marie Jones is in formidable company. The Belfast playwright’s portrait hangs alongside those of Seamus Heaney and Brian Friel in the airy spac(...)

From grave to cradle

Weddins, Weeins and WakesLyric Theatre, Belfast ***Mona and Molly are two salt-of-the-earth Belfast women, one the street body washer, the other the s(...)

Ninety minutes on Monday night seemed a long time to be stuck in fantasy land for someone like me who has a horror of novels that involve a map(...)