Five things to do this week

Des O’Driscoll shares the best of this week’s entertainment events

1|theatre|

DISCO PIGS

Enda Walsh’s classic play from 1996 gets a new production courtesy of UK company Reading Rep.

  • Everyman, Cork, tonight until Thursday

2 |album|

ROBERT GLASPER

The modern jazz giant is in Cork for the jazz festival and has just released his latest album, infused with soul and hip-hop influences.

3 |tv|

GOGGLEBOX

The show where we watch people watching TV gets an Irish version at last.

  • Thursday, TV3, 9.30pm

4|comedy|

CORK COMEDY FESTIVAL

Jason Byrne, Kevin McAleer and Sean Hughes are among the comedians appearing at a number of venues.

  • Thursday-Sunday

5|cinema|

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

 

Nic Pizzolatto of True Detective had a hand in this remake of the 1961 western that was itself based on Seven Samuari. Stars Denzel Washington.

  • Cinemas nationwide from Friday


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