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Now! Where was I?

would you look at that! Amazing how time flies. Sorry I have been out of touch this last while. Me phone broke and I had to get one of them new smart phones, guthán phóca cliste, as Gabriel calls them. 154 more words



Downes Bar July 13 from 8pm – 9.45pm

Roddy Doyle’s hilarious and provocative Two Pints started as a conversation on Facebook. Now it’s a play. And it is coming to your local pub. 73 more words



This week’s blog is about Commitments… not about my fear of but about the Roddy Doyle musical: The Commitments!

Bought for my mum as a Christmas present what feels like two decades ago (in reality two years ago), you could say we have had plenty of time to look forward to this day out. 609 more words


‘The Van’ by Roddy Doyle

Thirty or so years ago, in modern parlance, Roddy Doyle was trending. His first two novels, The Commitments and The Snapper, had successfully transferred to the big screen. 494 more words


REVIEW: The Commitments@ The Palace, Manchester

The combination of that beautiful Dublin twang, a gritty but unapologetically feel-good story and those timeless soul classics is what has made the Commitments a great film and now a hugely enjoyable stage show. 257 more words


The Commitments

The Commitments

Book by Roddy Doyle

Palace Theatre, 28 March 2017

It feels good!

This is a terrific show which delivers high-octane entertainment from start to finish.  142 more words

Theatre Review

The Commitments

Irish writer Roddy Doyle’s novel The Commitments first hit the shelves back in 1987, 30 years on and the story has been turned into a BAFTA award-winning film and most recently a stage musical. 401 more words