Grief is good: Enda Walsh talks about Dad, Crow, and Cillian Murphy

Grief is good: Enda Walsh talks about Dad, Crow, and Cillian Murphy
Enda Walsh and Cillian Murphy in rehearsal for Grief is the Thing with Feathers Pic: Sarah Ainslie

For Enda Walsh, the play’s the thing, and always has been. But the playwright and director's new collaboration with his friend Cillian Murphy, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, promises to catapult him to fresh heights of acclaim

Cillian Murphy is hunched, contorted, clucking like a crow. He is black-hooded, apoplectic, beak-speaking in tongues. He is taunting the fourth wall with vaunting shrieks. He is playing Crow. He is playing Dad. He is jumping, thumping, humping a table. This is not a usual Galway Tuesday. This is Grief Is The Thing With Feathers.

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