Ellie McGonagle reviews the five plays put on by PIPS, DU Player’s programme for College’s theatrical newcomers
Michaelmas term has certainly been an eventful and action-packed semester in terms of Players Introductory Programme (PIPS) productions. The plays written and performed by members of PIPS are always of a tremendously high standard and this group of students certainly …
Sam Cox gets the ins and outs of the Drama Department
Youss Koudri isn’t stressed for exams right now. Koudri is too busy in rehearsals. It’s not that he’s ignoring his college work. In fact, this is his college work. Watching from the corner of the rehearsal room, he is one …
Sam Cox goes behind the scenes and discovers just what goes into putting on a show at Players
What does it take to put on a show on in Players? An inspired idea and a brilliant mind? Knowing all the right people, and them knowing you? Skinny jeans and a box of Amber Leaf?
Despite being central on …
Sorcha Ní Cheallaigh heads along to Annie Keegan’s interpretation of ‘Dogg’s Hamlet’ for the TCD Debut Festival
“It was a risky decision for a bachelor’s drama student to undertake an exceptionally daunting task, especially one so crucial to the result of their degree.”
Trinity Debut Festival of Theatre is a three-week long event from the students of …
Following your dreams in college can be a daunting, but fulfilling experience.
When I was finishing secondary school, my otherwise offhand eldest brother sat me down and told me in no uncertain terms that I should by no means study a degree in English Literature and Drama Studies (at the time, the …
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Cast: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore
Running Time: 118 minutes
By Nicholas Bland
Hollywood comedies generally recommend themselves as films to avoid watching. North American prudery combined with overblown …
Director: Eric Lartigau
Cast: Romain Duris, Marina Fois, Niels Arestrup
Running time: 114 minutes (French with English subtitles)
By Robert O’ Reilly
Partner in a Parisian law firm and living in bourgeois luxury with his wife and two …
The Tree of Life
Director: Terence Malick
Cast: Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain, Sean Penn
Running time: 139 minutes.
By Robert O’Reilly
Often nicknamed cinema’s invisible man, Terence Malick is renowned for taking massive gaps between his output as …