Theatre: Devilishly funny take on 1916 could do with revision

The Hellfire Squad is a rollicking, rambunctious take on the 1916 story

24th July, 2016
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Dave Fleming and John Doran in The Hellfire Squad at the Project Picture: Ken McGuire

Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Rating:***

In the aftermath of the 1916 Rising, Michael Collins put together an elite military unit whose job, according to Devious Theatre in its new production, was “subterfuge, misinformation, espionage, political assassination and general devilment”.

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