Ian Toner

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Double Cross: Ian Toner in this Abbey-Lyric coproduction

DOUBLE CROSS Peacock Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ If the first casualty of war is truth, Thomas Kilroy’s 1986 play presents two of its most skilled assassin(...)

Embittered, misogynistic, abusive and endlessly self-justifying, Jimmy Porter, the protagonist of Look Back In Anger, is a nasty piece of work. Can th(...)

Look back in Anger opens at the Gate on February 1st

Look Back in Anger Gate Theatre, Dublin. Previews Feb 1-6 Opens Feb 7-Mar 24 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm) gatetheatre.ie So what happens when the world tur(...)

Julia Stiles, ‘a fascinatingly flat actor’, as Georgina Clios in Riviera

Even the extravagant playgrounds of the world’s mega rich are not so well guarded that – with enough wicked intent – someone cannot sneak in and leave(...)

Susan Ateh as Bernie with Fionnuala Flanagan as   Agnes, ‘who alters between being casually disparaging or stridently demonic’. Photograph:  Patrick Redmond/BBC

Just when you thought it was safe to get back in to Redwater (RTÉ One, Sunday, 9.30pm), the EastEnders spin-off set in an Irish seaside town, along co(...)

Bold undertaking: Keith Singleton and Niamh McGrath in Looking Deadly

Animalia ★★★★ Smock Alley Theatre, Boys School The playground is a battleground in Animalia, which strips the innocence from childhood friendships to(...)

Mary Murray, Caitriona Ennis and  Ian Toner in Wild Sky. Photograph:  Fergal Phillips

Wild Sky Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin *** Ireland at the time of the Easter Rising, fracturing and differing, is seen as an exploding love trian(...)

Lauren Coe and Fra Fee: ‘Youthful innocence’

***   Whether it is Baz Luhrmann’s 1990s version that sticks in the mind, or Zeffirelli’s from 1968, Romeo and Juliet has been capture(...)