While the return of Alan Partridge has led to household splits not seen since the Civil War (for the record, we’re former loyalists who’ve gone over to the anti-Coogan side), one show for your diaries next week should be series two of Fleabag (Monday, BBC Two).
is from the Lough area of Cork, and sings at Live at St Luke’s on Sunday. She will perform Richard Strauss and Samuel Barber songs in the first half, and operatic arias in the second half, including Puccini’s ‘One fine Day’ from Madame Butterfly.
HAVING served as director of Project Arts Centre for ten years, Willie White took the reins of the Dublin Theatre Festival in late 2011. He didn’t have to travel very far. The festival offices are located just a few yards from the Project in Temple Bar. But conceptually, the distance between the two jobs is more of a jump.