Arts Interview: Screen players

Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod of the Cheek by Jowl theatre company have used their distinctive style to great effect on the silver screen, writes Andrew Lynch.

4th March, 2012
Arts Interview: Screen players
Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod. Photo: Newscom

Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod certainly know how to make an entrance. The co-founders of Cheek by Jowl, widely hailed as one of Britain's most innovative theatre companies, are located in a screened-off area in the bar of a private members' club on St Stephen's Green in Dublin city centre. After a few suspense-filled minutes, the curtain is pulled back, and there they are - Donnellan bulky and gentle, Ormerod tall and reserved, both elegantly...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago