Theatre Special: The 12 shows of Christmas

Our theatre critic Sara Keating sifts through the lights, smoke and action to find the best of this season’s offerings

27th November, 2016
A Christmas Carol at the Ark

A tale as old as time comes to life in Limerick, as the traditional folk tale Beauty and the Beast gets the pantomime treatment courtesy of various RTÉ stars: comedian Karl Spain, one-time You’re a Star winner Leanne Moore, and Fair City actor George McMahon. The real highlight, however, is the West End actor John Brannoch, who will fly in to Limerick to lend his deep, orotund vocals to the gruff but sadly misunderstood Beast,...

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