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The Non-Stop Connolly Show (parts 1 & 2)

Finborough Theatre, London (****)

© Tara Marricdale, Scott Lyons, Lucia McAnespie

© Tara Marricdale,
Scott Lyons, Lucia McAnespie

Well here’s a thing now, to gladden the heart and be amazed. Finborough’s Neil McPherson has taken on nothing less than the full Margaretta D’Arcy and John Arden six-part epic relating to James Connolly, Republican, socialist and leader of the Easter Rising, executed by firing squad for his pains. Continue reading

Stony Broke in No Man’s Land

Finborough Theatre, London (***)Stony Broke in No Man's Land. Finborough Theatre, London.

If you’ve ever wondered how the Cenotaph came to be part of the nation’s cultural fabric, look no further than this enjoyably understated, sting-in-the-tail new show from John Burrows as part of the Finborough’s TheGreatWar100 series which certainly acts as a bracing post-war antidote. Continue reading