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The Walworth Farce

We went to see The Walworth Farce last week and I thought, if Fellini’s Amarcord was a dream-state recollection of childhood, this was its nightmare companion.

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Enda Walsh's Theatrics Reach their Zenith in Gleeson Fuelled Farce

Dinny: A day of twists and turns and ducks and dives and terrible shocks. A story to be retold, no doubt, and cast in lore. For what are we, Maureen, if we’re not our stories?

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★★★★ Review - The Irish Times

Gleeson family values put to the test in this fantastical farce

In Enda Walsh’s turbo-charged tragicomedy, an Irish family are horribly condemned to live out their lives in endless performances. 587 more words

Brian Gleeson

★★★★★ Review - The Irish Mail on Sunday

‘Superb acting … this new explosive Landmark production … simply astonishing … the chilling performance by Brendan Gleeson as the martinet Dinny, combined with the firecracker brilliance of the cast, make it a night to remember.’ 19 more words

Brian Gleeson

The Walworth Farce

The Olympia Theatre stages its second star-studded Enda Walsh play in six months as the Gleeson family throw themselves into an extravaganza of physical theatre. 577 more words

Talking Theatre

Review - Sunday Independent

‘A Gleeson triumph': ‘a brilliantly devised piece of theatre …. The piece is violent, insane, and in the hands of the Gleesons and their director Sean Foley, mesmerizing. 46 more words

Brian Gleeson

★★★★ Review - Irish Daily Mail

‘A rollercoaster of sobering lows and hilarious highs … unrivalled chemistry … all three Gleesons are eye-wateringly funny … filled with high-jinxes, mischief, sadness, madness, menace, regret and longing.’ 19 more words

Brian Gleeson