Paul Meade

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Appropriate: Initially satirical, Sorcha gives a winningly tongue-in-cheek account of how she fought off the competition for her man

APPROPRIATE Bewley’s Café Theatre ★★★★ Planning a wedding is like preparing for war, Sorcha declares, and we believe her. Having “done the ground w(...)

Baked goods company Aryzta warned that it is experiencing ongoing pressure to its profit margins. (Photograph: iStock)

Shares in Aryzta slumped on Tuesday as the beleaguered Swiss-Irish baked goods maker warned that its profit margins remain under pressure amid declini(...)

Paul Meade as Henry Higginsand Anna Sheils-McNamee as Eliza Doolittle. Photograph: Futoshi Sakauchi

★★★ This is an age of upstarts, observes a man in the crowd early in Pygmalion, where anyone can become somebody else as long as telltale signs of (...)

“Paul Meade” the pseudonymous operator of Populist Watch Ireland Facebook page. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

In the dark, downstairs livingroom of a house in one of Dublin’s suburbs, a lone keyboard warrior has had a busy election campaign. A MacBook Air sit(...)

The Unlucky Cabin Boy Civic Theatre, Dublin *** Patrick O’Brien, an impoverished teenager from Limerick who escaped the workhouse in 1835 to become (...)

Alan Wai as Dong Phuc in Charlie O’Neill’s Hurl. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Staging Intercultural Ireland: New Plays and Practitioner Perspectives is the first published collection of plays and interviews responding to the eff(...)

Jennifer O’Dea, Don Wycherley and Michael Glenn Murphy in Faith. Photograph: Paul McCarthy
Review: Faith

Faith Civic Theatre, Dublin *** When people lose faith, the classical worry is not that they believe in nothing, but that they will beli(...)

Stage school: mezzo Naomi O'Connell singing in New York. Photograph: Hiroyuki Ito/Getty Images

It’s a joke so old that a congratulatory birthday telegram from the President is probably due any day, but here goes anyway. A guy gets into a (...)