John Gunning

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“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

John Gunning during his fighting days at the 18th Sumo World Championships in Hong Kong in 2012.  Photograph: Richard A Brooks/AFP/Getty

John Gunning sleeps like a baby. A baby, that is, that only sleeps about two or three hours a night. For the rest of the day Gunning, now 45, is up a(...)

The Egg is a Lonely Hunter ★★★ Project Arts Centre This monologue roves through a town so dreary, even the horses are expecting an apocalypse. The en(...)

Ireland players and management pose for a photo with sumo wrestlers at Shikoroyama-beya in Koto-ward in Tokyo. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For this dry run ahead of the 2019 World Cup, it’s long established that Paddy Jackson would feature at outhalf against Japan on Saturday at the Shizu(...)

Maeve O’Mahony v the world in Jericho

★★★★ Bewley's Cafe Theatre, Powercourt Centre, Dublin  There’s a reason Malaprop’s engaging new show can’t seem to get started – its chosen sub(...)

Backstage at 24 Hour Plays: stage managers work out lighting and musical cues during tech rehearsals. Photograph: Peter Crawley

Leaving home at 6am on a freezing Sunday earlier this month, after less than an hour of sleep and dressed in a makeshift uniform of black clothing (...)