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We’re Moving!

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Friends! After a most wonderful, joyous and insanely fun 7 year run of making, developing and cooking plays, we will be departing Devious HQ in The Maltings (aka The Bunker) early in the new year. We are jettisoning most of what we own in the process. We’ve built up a huge stock of costumes in […]

Ciara Donegan

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We are very saddened to hear of the passing of Ciara Donegan. Ciara worked with us with back in 2009 on our production of Stags and Hens in which she played the role of Bernie. She played a blinder in the part, leading the charge of the ‘hens’ on stage and was a huge part […]

I’m Your Vehicle Baby

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A renegade bounty hunter. An alien con woman. A talking space car. What can possibly go wrong? We’re counting down to what we’re calling Vehicle weekend. (We’re not really, we made that up). Vehicle, our new lo-fi sci-fi space adventure does open this weekend though. A 30 minute work in progress showing will play on […]


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We’re kicking off our 2018 account with a work in progress showing of a little space show we’ve been developing. Vehicle is a lo-fi sci-fi comedy about a human bounty hunter charged with transporting an alien con-woman across the galaxy in a talking space vehicle that is falling apart. We are presenting a work in […]

Ross Costigan

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We are heartbroken and bereft at the loss of Ross Costigan. Our collaborator, our partner in crime, our friend. He was a powerful actor, one who felt like a rock star every time he was on the stage, no matter what part he played. He brought his sense of mischief and attitude to so much […]

Work Is Progressed

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Thanks to everyone who turned out to see Little Deviations: Volume 2 over the three night run in Cleeres Theatre. It was a joy to sell out the show each night and we hope everyone who got jammed in there really, really tightly enjoyed the show. The reaction to the six plays was stellar. The […]

Little Deviation #6: Welcome To Ireland

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Welcome to Ireland by Robert Downes & Aoibhín MurphyDirected by Niall Bambrick Cast: Fergal Millar, Aoibhín Murphy, Robert DownesWelcome to Ireland. Welcome to the land of tradition. Welcome to the land of high rent, high tuition and getting high. Welcome to the land of art and culture. Welcome to the land of the green drugs, […]

Little Deviation #5: The Roaring Banshees

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The Roaring Banshees by Peter McGann & John MortonDirected by Kevin Mooney Cast: Hazel Fahy, Niamh Moyles, Aoibhín Murphy, Jacqui Purcell, Rosey Hayes, Ailín Farrell, Amy MulhollandIreland, 1923. After a failed assassination attempt on Eamon De Valera, a rogue unit of Cumann na mBan flee to prohibition era Chicago where they set up a poitin […]

Little Deviation #4: Orla’s Big Comeback

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Orla’s Big Comeback by Mairead KiernanDirected by Philip Brennan Cast: Hazel DoyleOrla’s life has been governed by Ireland AM for too long. 2,730 hours too long in fact but who’s counting? Orla, an ambitious journalism graduate, feels trapped by the hours that she has spent watching Ireland AM with her twin sister Dee, an Ireland […]

Little Deviation #3: In The Basement

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In The Basement by Seán Delaney Directed by Aoibhín Murphy Cast: John Prendergast, Kevin Mooney, Rosey Hayes, Aoibhín Murphy Hugh really wants to be poet. However, he is inescapably and tediously bad at it. In frustration with his own short comings Hugh decides to look at all his favourite writers and see what they have […]