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#6. Dicey McGurk

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“Well painted by reputation…” #6. Dicey McGurk (Peter McGann) aka The Syphilitic Salesman. A shady, wife seducing, clap ridden, arms procuring, travelling lingerie salesman. His reputation is that of a coward and thief, who looted the fashionable stores of Dublin City during the Rising. However, he is cunning at weapon concealment and an explosives expert. […]

Ciara Donegan

#7. Austin De Courcey

John Morton
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“Burns like the dickens, but gets the job done…” #7. Austin De Courcey (Ed Murphy) aka The 3rd Earl Of Roundwood. A well bred, dapper land owner of British descent who likes to smoke a pipe, swig a brandy and kill any man who besmirches his beloved Eire. He might be a Protestant, yes and […]

Ciara Donegan

More Myth Than Men…

John Morton
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  The first trailer for The Hellfire Squad is here. Never let history get in the way of a good yarn. It shows the squad assembling for the group shot that you glimpsed in the main poster for the show. This trailer was shot, directed and edited by the terribly talented Fergal Costello. Michael Collins […]

Ciara Donegan

#8. Dr. Roddy Quincannon

John Morton
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“Keep hell warm for me…” The first of our series of character posters for The Hellfire Squad introduces the good doctor of the squad. #8. Dr. Roddy Quincannon MD aka the Lazarus Doctor. A dodgy gambler with a superstitious nature who faked his death to avoid a debt. Now he has been resurrected as a […]

Ciara Donegan

The List Made Flesh

John Morton
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Say your prayers, The Hellfire Squad have risen. Here’s your first look at the cast of characters in our upcoming production. Michael Collins list has been made flesh. Back Row (L-R): Ed Murphy, Dave Fleming, David Fennelly, John Morton, Stephen Colfer. Front Row (L-R): John Doran, Annette O’Shea, Peter McGann. Their characters and roles in […]

Ciara Donegan

The Chosen Ones

John Morton
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The cast of our next production The Hellfire Squad has been announced and to quote the play itself, it’s a tidy little wreckin’ crew we’re putting together. So, from left to right, let’s meet them… Stephen Colfer has worked with Devious Theatre since our inception and this marks his first full onstage role in 7 […]

Ciara Donegan

Devious 10: The Hellfire Squad

John Morton
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“From the ruins of the G.P.O. they came. By design they were to be anonymous, unheard of, unseen. Their purpose was clear: to move like ghosts through the streets of Dublin and put the fear of God in the occupying forces. I saw it first hand. The Squad. Collins’ chosen ones. The Apostles. But that’s […]

Ciara Donegan

Devious 10 Announcement

John Morton
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We’ve just launched the full programme for our 10th anniversary programme, the rather bluntly titled Devious 10. We’ll have more in depth previews for each show throughout the week but here’s the quick rundown. And here they are: Here’s some details on each of the shows. Heart Shaped Vinyl, our very first show, gets a […]

Ciara Donegan