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    Theatre

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    Theatre graduates

    Evelyn O’Rourke talks to graduating students from the Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art, Trinity College about what they have learned during their studies

    Official website:  www.thelir.ie

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    Theatre reviews

    Sophie Gorman reviews two new plays at The Mac in Belfast - a double-bill "Villa" and "Discurso" - which explore the difficult history of Chile under the Augusto Pinochet regime   

    Official website: http://themaclive.com/ 

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    Opera critics and sexism

    mezzo soprano Alice Coote reacts to recent reviews by British critics (all male) commenting negatively on the appearance/size of Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught (who is playing the role of Octavian in the Strauss opera 'Der Rosenkavalier' at the Glyndebourne Festival)

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    Theatre show "Mag Mell"

    Abie Philbin Bowman talks to Jon Kenny of the Whobeganit Theatre Company about their production ‘Mag Mell’, a mythical drama combining music, drama and puppetry

    Full details at www.magmellshow.com

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    Sonya Kelly essay

    Sonya Kelly – an essay about her experiences during rehearsals for the show ‘Care’ (a show about hospice care workers) by WillFredd Theatre

    Full details at http://willfredd.com/ 

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    Gaiety School of Acting graduates

    2014 graduating students from the Gaiety School of Acting perform live in studio, with their tutor Roger Gregg and the Bee Loud Glade Collective

    Official website: www.gaietyschool.com 

    (for copyright reasons this programme is not available to download as a podcast)

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