Monday February 17, 2020

A fright night for Ireland as the bubble burst

9th January, 2015

Ian Power directs Colin Murphy’s adaptation of his stage play in The Guarantee, a Halloween horror that recreates the night in September 2008 when the government of the time came up with a plan to save the Irish economy from turning into a zombie by standing behind the entire banking system. Monsters tend not to be born quietly.

Rather than offer a comprehensive, fly-on-the-wall forensic account, Power and Murphy attempt, across 80 tidy minutes,...

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