Andrew Lynch

Andrew Lynch

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Unashamedly nostalgic, but still bleedin’ rapid

Unashamedly nostalgic, but still bleedin’ rapid

The Snapper By Roddy Doyle Gate Theatre, Dublin Rating: **** Runs until September 15 Nobody ever ...

Dystopian tale of lives lived and destroyed via smartphone

Dystopian tale of lives lived and destroyed via smartphone

Well That’s What I Heard By Thommas Kane Byrne Theatre Upstairs @ Lanigan’s, Eden Quay Rating...

Fervent if uneven drama about reaping what you sow

Fervent if uneven drama about reaping what you sow

The Harvest By Jane McCarthy The New Theatre, Essex St East, Dublin Rating: *** Runs until June 2...

Love à la Mode: Larger-than-life farce takes plenty of stylistic liberties

Love à la Mode: Larger-than-life farce takes plenty of stylistic liberties

Certainly a crowd-pleaser and likely to be most effective with a big audience, so get along to Smock Alley and fill the place up.

Martial monologue carries a primitive power all its own

Martial monologue carries a primitive power all its own

Alex Martinez wrote The Rose of Jericho for the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe in protest against Britain’s 'jingoistic' centenary commemorations of World War I

Waiting for something like Godot, in lonely rural squalor

Waiting for something like Godot, in lonely rural squalor

If the makers of From Under the Bed ever want a snappy strapline for their posters, they might consider 'Waiting for Godot meets D’Unbelievables'

A high-flying feminist call to arms, but also a flawed drama

A high-flying feminist call to arms, but also a flawed drama

I See You By Amy de Bhrún Theatre Upstairs @ Lanigan’s Bar, Eden Quay, Dublin Rating: *** Runs...

Shining a sardonic light on loyalism’s bitter body politic

Shining a sardonic light on loyalism’s bitter body politic

At the heart of David Ireland’s remarkable play Cyprus Avenue lies a deadly serious question: has sectarianism become so deeply rooted in Northern society that some people simply cannot function without it?

Powerful and poignant portrayal of a fractured midlands family

Powerful and poignant portrayal of a fractured midlands family

On Raftery’s Hill is a truly horrifying portrayal of incest, repression and misogyny that arguably feels more relevant now than when it was first performed in 2000

Sondheim stares down the barrel of the American Dream

Sondheim stares down the barrel of the American Dream

A clever, stylish and hugely entertaining spectacle that hits the target with deadly accuracy

Bibi: A ‘man of destiny’ whose legacy is a fractured Israel

Bibi: A ‘man of destiny’ whose legacy is a fractured Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu's ultimate legacy will not be a more secure nation, but a deeply fractured Israeli society living behind walls

Harrowing but admirable play takes a searing look at autism

Harrowing but admirable play takes a searing look at autism

First performed at last year’s Dublin Fringe Festival, Normal is a drama that asks its audiences plenty of questions

Anatomy of a national tragedy waiting to happen

Anatomy of a national tragedy waiting to happen

For Irish conspiracy theorists, few subjects have provided more fertile ground than the killing of Michael Collins at Béal na Bláth on August 22, 1922

Accentuate the positive by sticking up for the facts

Accentuate the positive by sticking up for the facts

The content of Factfulness can often be revelatory and convincing

Worthy but heartfelt drama is a timely reminder of the Troubles

Worthy but heartfelt drama is a timely reminder of the Troubles

Gerard Humphreys' work always has an earnest quality that deserves full respect