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Theatre Artist in Residence County Donegal, 2017/2018

Thanks to the Arts Council, Donegal has successfully secured a Theatre Artist in Residence for the third year running. This theatre artist residency is a three-way partnership between the artist Guy Barriscale, Donegal County Council Arts Office and An Grianán Theatre. The residency is based on previous work devised and created by Guy Barriscale, who …

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Bag for Life – new thriller from Colin Bateman

“PAISLEY/McGUINNESS” SCREENWRITER RETURNS WITH TAUGHT NEW PYSCHOLOGICAL THRILLER BAG FOR LIFE. An exciting new play from Colin Bateman is on tour through April and May 2017 taking in over 11 different venues and comes to An Grianán on Wed 10 May (Book now) . ‘Bag for Life’ is the second play from renowned Northern Irish writer Colin …

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Blinkered – audience response

Blinkered comes to An Grianán on Wed 8 and Thurs 9 March. Sole Purpose Productions’ Blinkered opened on Thursday 9th Feb in Derry’s Playhouse receiving standing ovations at both matinee and evening performances. Audience’s commented: “Extremely powerful!” “Absolutely outstanding performance of a very important play” “Went tonight to see Blinkered with friends, there are no …

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Night two of the Letterkenny One Act Festival 2016

Here are tonight’s plays for the second night of the Letterkenny One Act Festival. First play begins at 7.30pm. Tickets available on the door. Open Bangor Drama Club, Bangor A Galway Girl By Geraldine Aron Maisie – Clare Mc Kelvey Dermot – Sean Greer Producer/Director Patrick Grimshaw Lighting:- Patrick Grimshaw Sound:- Olive Mc Dermott Setting Ireland / London Period 1950 /60’s …

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Programme announced for the Letterkenny One Act Festival

Amateur drama societies from across the island of Ireland will converge in Letterkenny this November for the One Act Festival. This year’s festival features the following plays: Thursday 10 Nov 2016 at 7.30pm Two Sisters by Caroline Harding Rush Dramatic Society, Rush Homeless by Kieran Doyle Tadhg An Astna Players, Cork Lone Star by James McClure Ballina Dramatic …

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Waking Packie Again!

Great news for local theatre-goers as after a twelve year absence the sensational play ‘Packie’s Wake’, by Eddie Kerr, makes a long overdue return to Letterkenny. The Derry based PlayStation Theatre Company present this hilarious play for a three night run at An Grianán from Thur 20th to Sat 22nd October. Last time it was at …

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Photo Gallery: Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme

July 1st 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles in human history. As part of the commemorations the Abbey Theatre present this major new production of Frank McGuinness’s classic war drama which tells the story of eight soldiers from Ulster and the terrible toil that war takes …

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