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    Samuel Beckett - John Calder

    A trio of plays by Samuel Becket will be touring the country this month, presented by the Godot Company, which is based in London. The founder of the Godot Company is John Calder who joins Seán Rocks.

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    Delia Murphy - I'll live 'till I Die

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the Delia Murphy show 'I'll live 'till I die' which will be staged at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday February 7th -www.thelinenhall.com.

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    Shakespeare Series - King Lear

    King Lear will be staged at Dublin's Abbey Theatre from Wednesday February 6th, its first production of the play in 80 years. As part of a new Shakespeare series, Professor Nicholas Grene from Trinity College Dublin joins Seán Rocks to discuss King Lear.

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    Theatre - Focal Point

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on 'Focal Point' - a new play by Manchán Magan at Dublin's Project Arts Centre. Directed by Mikel Murfi, the play sets out to explore the issues surrounding the Irish Language in the English speaking Ireland of today - www.projectartscentre.ie.

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    Theatre Review - Bedroom Farce

    Sophie Gorman reviews 'Bedroom Farce' by Alan Ayckbourn which is running at Dublin's Gate Theatre - www.gatetheatre.ie.

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    Katie O'Kelly - 'Joyced'

    Katie O'Kelly with an extract from her show 'Joyced' which opens at the Source Arts Centre in Thurles next Thursday February 7th. All the dates for that tour are on the Joyced (J O Y C E D) page on Facebook.

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    Actor Sonya Kelly

    Actor Sonya Kelly on what she gets up to when she's not acting - Bikyam yoga, apparently.

    Sonya's show 'The Wheelchair on my Face' is at the Ennis Book Club Festival on March 3rd, Garter Lane in Waterford on March 8th & 9th and Hawkswell Sligo on March 21st - www.fishamble.com for full details.

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    Theatre - Scorpion

    Report by Audrey Donohue on a new play 'Scorpion'. Written by John McDwyer and Presented by the BeezKneez Theatre Company, the play follows three Property Sales Managers while they wait to meet their company's new director. The websites for further information are www.roscommonartscentre.ie and wwwbackstage.ie.

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    Theatre - Follow

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on 'Follow' which opens at The Project Arts Centre in Dublin on Wednesday January 23rd. The production is aimed at both a hearing and deaf audience. www.projectartscentre.ie and www.willfred.com for full details.

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