Eugene McCabe’s 1964 tales of a rich farmer who encourages a neighbour to impregnate his wife was well ahead of its time, writes Alan O’Riordan.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Two and a half days isn’t nearly enough in the city they call the Big Easy, as Tim Vaughan discovered
Fri, 15 Jan, 2016
Your article (Irish Examiner, December 5) prompts me to join the hundreds of Corkonians in remembering with nostalgia that night of December 12 1955, when our beloved Opera House burned.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
Since the days when authors like Hemingway and Tennessee Williams set up camp, Key West has always been a potent magnet for people looking to drift away from the real world for a while, writes John Daly.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2015
Game of Thrones and Champions League soccer are the big tickets in town this week.
Sat, 05 Apr, 2014
OVER the years, there have been many odes to the city that never sleeps.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
August: Osage County ****
Sun, 26 Jan, 2014
Michael Hilliard Mulcahy’s play, Beyond the Brooklyn Sky, deals with the generation that emigrated from Ireland in the 1980s and returned, some without having fulfilled their dreams.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013
Vivien Leigh’s archive — including letters sent to husband Laurence Olivier and diaries written until just before the Gone With The Wind star’s death — have been acquired by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum&.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2013
IT’S been a rare Irish summer of glorious sunshine and so the Gate Theatre’s new production of A Streetcar Named Desire couldn’t arrive at a more apt time.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2013
New Ways to Kill Your Mother
Sat, 26 Jan, 2013
Richard Fitzpatrick rounds up his top tomes of the year
Fri, 23 Nov, 2012
Celebrated author, playwright and commentator Gore Vidal has died at the age of 86, his nephew said today.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
New Ways to Kill Your Mother: Writers and Their Families
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012
WHILE the Oscars is an overblown act of worship of Hollywood by Hollywood, where the stars and directors are perceived as gods, the Cannes Film Festival is a bit more European.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2011
THE idea that drugs and alcohol can fuel creativity is a myth, it was claimed yesterday.
Fri, 25 Jun, 2010
Actor Corin Redgrave has died at the age of 70, his family said today.
Tue, 06 Apr, 2010
New York City officials have ordered the owners of Bob Dylan's former home at the famed Chelsea Hotel to stop their renovations following a flurry of complaints by fans insisting they were destroying the property
Wed, 10 Dec, 2008
MONDAY evening and it was off to an amateur production of The Glass Menagerie; strangely appropriate it seemed too in current circumstances.
Wed, 29 Oct, 2008
WHILE waiting to move into our long-term rented house in the Alpujarras mountains, south of Granada, we left Spain and went to Africa, arriving at midnight in Tangiers with no arrangements made.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2007
LAST week we happened to mention an old hero, one Gore Vidal — essayist, novelist, screenwriter, former homeowner in west Cork — and used one of his many bons mots in this very space.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2006
Christian Slater's anticipated Broadway appearance has been delayed by a week, to allow the actor more time in front of an audience.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2005
HOLLYWOOD rolled out its big guns at the Venice International Film Festival yesterday as John Travolta and Denzel Washington showed off their latest movies.
Fri, 03 Sep, 2004
British actress Natasha Richardson will portray Tennessee Williams’s fragile, faded Southern beauty Blanche du Bois in a Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire, opening next spring.
Fri, 14 May, 2004
Actress Ashley Judd is recovering from a sprained ankle – following an accident during a performance of Cat on A Hot Tin Roof.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2004
The veteran actor Ned Beatty has given his outspoken opinions about the talents of his co-stars in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’s play Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2003
Neighbours may not be the most cerebral of shows on TV but it does occasionally stretch itself intellectually.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2002
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