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Trainspotting On Screen

Ken McGuire
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Ross Costigan (Mark Renton) and Ken McGuire (Tommy) in Devious Theatre’s Trainspotting We’re taking the skag boys back out for charity this October± Our production of Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, which ran in the Watergate Theatre last June, will be screened in Cleere’s Theatre as part of the Rockfall Festival this coming October Bank Holiday Weekend. […]

Start Magazine Review Trainspotting

Ken McGuire
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The following review was first published in the autumn 2008 edition of Start Magazine, the arts magazine for the South East of Ireland. Written by Ita Morrissey, the review can be found in the magazine available here as a free download. For folks that are unacquainted with Trainspotting performed by Devious Theatre (Watergate, Kilkenny, June), […]

A Little Bit Deviant: Trainspotting Kilkenny Voice Review

deviousstaff
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Another one from the long list of Trainspotting reviews, this one from Aisling Hurley in the Kilkenny Voice. A brilliant night of Trainspotting A BRAVE and edgy production of Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting by Kilkenny’s Devious Theatre Company finished an almost sell-out run at Kilkenny’s Watergate Theatre on Saturday. Based on the novel that also inspired […]

Delivered From Evil: Trainspotting Munster Express Review

deviousstaff
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Another review of Trainspotting, this time thanks to Liam Murphy of the Munster Express. The Devious Theatre Company returned in punk and grotesque glory to The Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny with a high-octane production of Trainspotting by Shock Jock, Irvine Welsh. Following on from last year’s weird musical, Cannibal – the Musical, this young and exciting […]

The New Order: Trainspotting Kilkenny People Review

Paddy Dunne
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Here’s another positive review for Trainspotting. It was published in Gerry Moran’s column in the July 2nd edition of the Kilkenny People. THE OLD ORDER IS CHANGING, YIELDING PLACE TO NEW. When, exactly, does the old order yield to the young? When, for instance, did the fifties finally surrender to the swinging sixties? When did […]

All Over Bar The Shouting

Ken McGuire
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Well, Trainspotting has come to a close. The aftershow party has rattled a few bodies right to the bone, we’ve been left reeling from some of the feedback heard so far and we’re gradually pieceing together our thoughts on the past week. Speaking once more as an actor and having worked as producer on this […]

There Is A Light…

John Morton
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And it never goes out… Last night so the final performance of Trainspotting and well, it went down well. Very well indeed. We’ve had standing ovations up the jacksie, people travelling from all around the country and a whole bunch of amazing words have been written and spoken about what we did with Irvine Welsh’s […]

Trainspotting Review: Kilkenny Advertiser

Paddy Dunne
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Here’s our first press review for TRAINSPOTTING. It was published in John Cleere’s ‘Cleere Thinking’ column in the June 26th edition of the Kilkenny Advertiser. TRAINSPOTTING AT THE WATERGATE THEATRE Have you ever watched the high wire act at the circus? Part of the fascination is wondering will someone slip and crash to the ground. […]

Arrival: Trainspotting Production Week

Paddy Dunne
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So we’ve arrived. The past few days have seen a flurry of activity as the Devious crew have worked at break neck pace to get everything into gear. We arrived into the Watergate Theatre early on Sunday morning and it’s been all go, go, go since then. I’ve loved every single fucking minute of it, […]

Due To Arrive: Rehearsals, Week 8

Ken McGuire
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So we’re nearly there, a week off our arrival in the Watergate Theatre. Fucking hell, it’s been a quick two months. All the posters have been completed. All 10 of the bastards. A serious amount of props and kudos must go out to our own Paddy Dunne for the serious hard work and graft he’s […]