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#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 […]

Group TEXT

John Morton
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Today is today our troupe hit Project Arts Centre for the grand kick off this years run of TEXT | Messages. And we’re the first ones out of the trap tonight! John Morton is directing 160 lines of prime text from The Tempest and it has been brought to life by the supreme acting talents […]

TEXT Back!

John Morton
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One of the most fun projects we worked on last year was TEXT|Messages in the Project Arts Centre. Based entirely on William Shakespeare’s plays, it was designed to showcase young directors and actors battling the Bard using only 160 lines of his text. And the rules were tight, no editing, consecutive text and no changing […]

Chairmen LMAO Comedy Presents…

John Morton
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Stephen Colfer, erstwhile of this company fame, is promoting a showcase of some of Ireland’s finest up and coming comedian’s this Friday night June 11th. Straight out of The Twisted Pepper in Dublin, Chairmen LMAO Comedy takes to the road and pitches up in a Kilkenny that is still all warmed up from the Cat […]

Shakespeare In Dublin

Ken McGuire
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Three of our musketeers, who recently performed Shakespeare In Bits as part of the Rockfall Festival on the October Bank Holiday weekend in Kilkenny, are taking to Dublin tonight and bring with them a scaled down version of the festival show at the Ha’penny Bridge Inn. Messrs Colfer, Doran and Murphy (who, outside of Shakespeare, […]

Stephen Colfer In Bits

John Morton
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Ahead of next week’s run of Shakespeare In Bits, we’re putting some questions to the trio of thespians who’ll be taking the scalpel to William Shakespeare. First up is Mr. Stephen Colfer. 1. Describe Shakespeare In Bits in 5 words. It is a good play 2. Which Shakespearean character would you most like to play? […]

Shakespeare In Bits Returns

Ken McGuire
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We’re in the throes of our Dario Fo season and up to our theatrical necks in rehearsals for Accidental Death of An Anarchist, but never ones to sit about or turn down the opportunity to put on a show, we’ve managed to squeeze another production in, this time for the October Bank Holiday weekend as […]

Robbie and Billy

John Morton
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The latest in our increasingly frequent series of character introductions continues with Robbie and Billy, played by John Morton and Stephen Colfer. Played by John Morton, Robbie is the fast talking, lady loving desperado of the stags. He’s obsessed with scoring on the stag night and with his brand new suit from Hepworths he reckons […]

The Stags

John Morton
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Dave and Linda’s Wedding, Liverpool, 1978. L-R: Kav, Robbie, Dave, Billy, Eddy. Stags and Hens by Willy Russell will hit the Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny from July 21st – 25th. Tickets are now on sale and can be booked at 056 – 7761674.

‘Trainspotting’ – Spud’s Accident

Ken McGuire
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Here’s a brand new video clip from last years production of ‘Trainspotting‘ in the Watergate Theatre. It’s just hit the web over on the Devious YouTube. Filmed by our Devious friend Alan Slattery, check out the second scene featuring Stephen Colfer as messy but loveable acid-head Danny ‘Spud’ Murphy, as he reveals the horrors of […]