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London Film Festival: Dublin Oldschool

Writers: Emmet Kirwan, Dave Tynan Director:  Dave Tynan Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Books and plays are the frequent basis for film, but it's fairly rare to see an Irish film of an Irish play screened at a major international festival. Dublin Oldschool is Emmet Kirwan’s adaptation of his own play written in 2014. With its heart and soul in the Irish city, ...

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PREVIEW: 2016 – A look ahead

2015 was a thrilling rollercoaster ride for the theatre scene, with more venues programming exciting and risk-taking productions that complemented a more traditional slate of work. We saw artistic directors leave venues for pastures new and then, in return, gain new visionaries for the future. So as we stand on the precipice of 2016, what theatrical delights await? We asked ...

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Dublin Oldschool – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Emmet Kirwan Director: Phillip McMahon Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Developed as part of Show in a Bag, an artist development initiative of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Dublin Oldschool waspresented as part of the Tiger Dublin Fringe festival in 2014. Nominated for the Bewley's Little Gem Award, the First Fortnight Award and scooping the highly sought after Best Performer award (a ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Dublin Old School – Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Emmet Kirwan Director: Phillip McMahon Reviewer: Clara Mallon Dublin Old School takes us on a dark yet humorous journey through inner city Dublin. The two actors (Emmet Kirwan and Ian Lloyd Anderson) aided only by music and some smoke effects on the bare Bewley’s Café Theatre stage, manage to bring to life the very literal highs and lows of ...

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