Sophie Gorman reviews “Lippy” at the Peacock Theatre, the story of four Kildare women who starved themselves to death in a suicide pact
Full details: www.abbeytheatre.ie/whats_on/event/lippy
Theatre director Karl Shiels talks about his latest project, “Leper & Chip” by Theatre Upstairs at the Project Arts Centre, a manic love story between a working-class boy and girl
Owen Boss, artistic director and Lynette Moran, producer with Anu Productions talk about “Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli”, the untold stories of a battalion of young men who fought in Gallipoli during World War I
Further details: www.pals-theirishatgallipoli.com
Pan Pan Theatre have instigated a new Mentoring Programme for artists who have a classic story, an inkling of a song, a must see film or play; all art begins with one person and the germ of an idea to be developed. This year’s mentor Tim Crouch and one of the participants Kate Heffernan are in studio.
For more information see: http://www.panpantheatre.com/
Power-Hungry Robots, Moving Statues and Hardcore Pornography all feature in TheatreClub’s annual showcase of New Plays.
In studio are their theatrical producer Shane Byrne, musical producer Natasha Duffy, and we hear an extract from one of the performers Brida Larkin…
THE THEATRE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON 4- The Jam Sessions will be taking place in Project Arts Centre 21-24 January 2015 and TheatreClub’s award-winning play ‘Heroin’ will be touring across the country, from January 30th, to venues in Cork, Galway, Belfast, Waterford and Portlaoise
Full details for both shows on TheatreClub.ie
Comedian Eleanor Tiernan talks about her show “National Therapy Project” - a comedic form of therapy for the country
Full details: http://firstfortnight.ie/
Presenter: Seán Rocks