Caitríona Ennis as Sarah in Margaret Perry’s Porcelain

Porcelain ★★ Peacock Theatre, Dublin  Hat, a young Irish woman living in London, has not been feeling herself recently. “I’d like to be dif(...)

Declan Conlon (Judge Brack) and Catherine Walker in the title role in Hedda Gabler

***   Early on in Ibsen’s drama, and now in Mark O’Rowe’s fluid new version for the Abbey, Hedda Gabler is put on the spot – not a pos(...)

Keith McErlean and Rebecca O’Mara

Abbey Theatre, Dublin **** In 1979, when Aristocrats was first produced at the Abbey, Charlie Haughey became taoiseach and Margaret Thatcher was elec(...)