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The Play That Goes Wrong

‘Mischief Theatre’ are an appropriately named company to undertake this master-class in farce. Centred upon Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s hapless attempts to perform The Murder at...

The Weir

The boundary between the supernatural and the ordinary is made permeable in Conor McPherson’s The Weir. Twenty years after its premiere, the latest production at the King’s Theatre sees the...

Introducing: Marie Jones

The following invitation by Brian Friel, one of Ireland’s most beloved playwrights, is inscribed on the wall inside the entrance of Belfast’s Lyric Theatre: “This is your playhouse, come play...