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Trad

Tue 4 & Wed 5 Feb, 8pm

by Mark Doherty

★★★★ The Guardian

A hilarious, absurd and poignant tale of a 100-year-old Irishman… and his father! Directed by award-winning actor Aaron Monaghan.

Admission: One Shilling

Admission: One Shilling

Sun 9 Feb, 3pm

With Dame Patricia Routledge & Piers Lane

★★★★★ Limelight Magazine

The award-winning actress and international concert pianist tell the extraordinary story of Myra Hess and her famous wartime National Gallery concerts.

cinema
Kinky Boots: The Musical

Kinky Boots: The Musical

Sun 9 Feb, 8pm

Encore Screening

★★★★ The Times

Filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre in the heart of London’s West End, Kinky Boots is strutting onto the big screen, featuring songs from Grammy and Tony award winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper.

Take Off Your Cornflakes

Take Off Your Cornflakes

Wed 12 Feb, 8pm

by Rose Henderson & Pat Nolan

★★★★ Irish Mail on Sunday

A tender, funny and heart-warming portrait of a marriage and the decisions you face when the person you love goes out of their mind.

A Holy Show

A Holy Show

Thu 13 & Fri 14 Feb, 8pm

By Janet Moran

★★★★ The Arts Review

A new comedy play based on the 1981 hijacking of an Aer Lingus plane by an ex-Trappist monk.

cinema
Fleabag

Fleabag

Sat 15 Feb, 8pm

National Theatre Live
Encore Screening

★★★★★ The Guardian

Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life.

Under the Hawthorn Tree

Under the Hawthorn Tree

Sun 16 Feb, 12pm & 3pm

Based on the internationally acclaimed book by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Under the Hawthorn Tree follows the journey of three brave siblings as they fight for survival during the Great Famine in this story of family, history and hope.

Howie the Rookie

Howie the Rookie

Wed 19 Feb, 8pm

by Mark O’Rowe

Rex Ryan and Stephen Jones perform Mark O’Rowe’s brutal and beautiful play of two monologues on its 20th anniversary.

I, Elizabeth

I, Elizabeth

Sat 22 Feb, 8pm

★★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News

Using only Elizabeth I’s words, Rebecca Vaughan explores the Elizabeth I’s struggle to reconcile the desires of womanhood with the duties of sovereignty in this compelling play.

just announced
Watt

Watt

Wed 4 - Sat 7 Mar, 8pm

★★★★★ The Reviews Hub
★★★★ Time Out

Back after 2019’s sold-out run, Watt tells the story of a nomadic manservant in the house of his unseen master as adapted and performed by Barry McGovern.

local arts
Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Tue 10 - Sat 14 Mar

Following the sell-out success of their 2019 production of Jekyll & Hyde, award-winning Musical Society, DMDS, return to Pavilion Theatre with this hilarious musical comedy set on the S.S. American ocean liner.

cinema
Hangmen by Martin McDonagh

Hangmen by Martin McDonagh

Wed 18 Mar, 7.30pm

National Theatre Live
Encore Screening

★★★★★ The Independent

From Martin McDonagh (In Bruges) comes this West End production of his deeply funny play Hangmen, following England’s second-best hangman on the day in 1965 that hanging is abolished.

just announced
The Matchmaker by John B Keane

The Matchmaker by John B Keane

Thu 2 Apr, 8pm

★★★★★ Sunday Business Post

John B Keane’s beloved hit comedy follows the efforts of Dicky Mick Dicky O’Connor to make matches for the lonely and lovelorn. Starring Mary McEvoy and Jon Kenny, together they play a myriad of characters in this hilarious and earthy dramatic comedy.

just announced
Before

Before

Fri 10 Apr, 8pm

★★★★★ The Herald, Scotland
★★★★ The Irish Times

From the team that brought you Forgotten, Underneath and the Olivier Award-winning Silent, Before is a new play with much music, set in Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts - for good.

cinema
Present Laughter by Noël Coward

Present Laughter by Noël Coward

Wed 15 Apr, 7.30pm

National Theatre Live
Encore Screening

★★★★★ The Times

Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.