Simone Kirby

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 Simone Kirby, who plays Fea in Cleft

CLEFT  O'Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway ★★★☆☆ “What is the difference between no fear and bravery?” Fergal McElherron’s Cleft explores the limina(...)

These Stupid Things: As the characters’ desire for each other flickers and flares, will their own judgement become clouded by emotion?

These Stupid Things Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, ends Jul 21, 7.30pm (Sat & Sun mat 2pm) You live in the information age, your phone is smart, yo(...)

Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019: Rough Magic is staging Much Ado about Nothing. Photograph: Ste Murray

Two new collaborations with Rough Magic Theatre Company and a promenade production of Thomas Kilroy’s novel The Big Chapel staged in the town of Calla(...)

Seána Kerslake has a gift for generating empathy from unhinged energy

Lee Cronin certainly lays out his stall in the opening scenes of his debut feature. The drone shots of a car driving through wooded exterior point tow(...)

Brian Gleeson in RTÉ’s new  drama Resistance

History may be written by the victors, but from Tolstoy to O’Casey more interesting stories tend to belong to its bystanders. In Rebellion, RTÉ’s his(...)

Heaven knows: Jack Lowden as Morrissey in England is Mine

 This pleasing origins movie for Steven Patrick Morrissey chronicles the miserable years before he went on to become a poet of a thousand discont(...)

Lenny Abrahamson’s Frank, starring Michael Fassbender as an eccentric musician who wears a huge false head at all times. The movie has picked up nine Ifta nominations

Two very different films concerning troubled men have topped the nominations for this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards (Ifta). Lenny Abr(...)

Eight years after winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes with The Wind That Shakes the Barley, Ken Loach, unstoppable director, and Paul Laverty, his regula(...)