Matt Torney

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 George Mitchell at  an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the Belfast  Agreement at Queen’s University, Belfast, on April 10th, 2018. Photograph:   Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Donald Trump was out of town this week, escaping to Mar-a-Lago in Florida to sit out the political controversies that continue to engulf his presidenc(...)

Martin Giles and Molly Carden in Translations at Washington DC’s Studio Theatre. Photograph: Teresa Wood.

Brian Friel’s masterpiece of miscommunication, Translations, explores the complex dance between language, place and self. As an immigrant from Belfast(...)

Nominee: Simon Callow, nominated for The Man Jesus, written by Matthew Hurt and directed by Joseph Alford for the Lyric Theatre. Photograph: Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Getty Images
An actor’s journey into character

The actor’s journey to inhabiting another character with their body can take some weird and wonderful detours. Some say it’s when they first pu(...)

‘Declan Hughes’s real achievement in Digging for Fire is  to observe his moment rather than predict the future’

Digging For FireProject Arts Centre, Dublin **** (...)

Back in 2000, Declan Hughes published one of the most important essays yet written about contemporary Irish drama. Adopting a trenchant tone from t(...)