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Calendar Girls strut into Grand Canal

January 12, 2011


Perhaps February isn’t the wisest month for people to be stripping off in Ireland but we have been assured the Grand Canal Theatre is cranking up the heat for the arrival of British Hit show, Calendar Girls. The show has become the most successful play ever to tour the UK and has taken in more […]

The Caretaker @ The Pavilion Theatre Reviewed

June 12, 2010


When I spoke to Nicholas Gasson a couple of weeks ago, he told me a few things. Firstly, Pinter’s work gets compared to Beckett quite a lot. Secondly, Pinter’s work is comedic and we should laugh. Thirdly, his work is an exhibition of verbal dexterity. . In a sense then, I had an inkling of […]

Interview with Whistle Down The Wind’s Jonathan Ansell

May 15, 2010


. Though it’s a mere few weeks old, the Grand Canal Theatre is certainly pulling in quality theatrical entertainment. The latest show to roll in to the waterside venue is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit musical Whistle Down The Wind directed and produced by prolific Bill Kenwright and starring Jonathan Ansell of X-Factor operatic sensations […]

JDIFF – Whiskey and Film, What more could you want?

February 1, 2010


. This article originally appeared on Totally Dublin’s website in Event/Festival Listings. . Our favourite annual excuse to skull whiskey in the back seat of the Savoy, the Jameson Dublin Film Festival is on its way back to our silver screens next month from the 18th – 28th February. Launched in Dublin last night with […]

Review: Rock and Chips

January 29, 2010


. “It was a costume drama, it needed a costume drama budget, and it didn’t get that.” . So says Rodney, I mean Nicholas Lyndhurst. . It’s always been said that the BBC do costume dramas better than anyone in the TV industry, and it’s true enough – Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Much […]