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Making a Thing: Not a Funny Word

My head is so full, it’s as if the thoughts and words themselves are pressing on the inside of my skull. My bones and muscles ache. I can’t sit still. Even though I’m physically and mentally spent, I’m not sleeping very well. And I’ve never…

Review| Mouse by Daniel Kitson

Daniel Kitson is nothing if not a perfectionist. His latest dramatic monologue cum stand up set performance, Mouse, stars a man who has been working on the same short story for over a decade. He is explaining the story to a mysterious…

Aphra Behn, Writer and Spy

Aphra Behn’s origins are mysterious, almost certainly because she wanted it that way. She was born around 1640, probably to parents of the professional class. Her father could have been a man named Cooper. Or he could have been a barber…

Review| Gays Against the Free State

We started a debate, and we voted. Things are different now. We have made history. That’s what the Irish political class would have us believe. It’s a nice story, right? Everything tied up nicely in the end, like a well heeled shoe. Gays…

Review | The Aeneid | Collapsing Horse

Established in 2012, Collapsing Horse produce lo-fi, surreal, visceral theatre to engage audiences young and old. Their work is imaginative, it is fantasy and adventure. In just 4 years, the prolific ensemble has produced 4 acclaimed shows,…