A GRITTY new play marking the 50th anniversary of the civil rights campaign in Belfast is set to open in the Lyric Theatre this month, leaving no tricky topic unexplored according to one of the actresses among a talented 17-strong cast.
THE voices of 300 children from Belfast will join together with the Ulster Orchestra tomorrow evening for a concert that combines shadow puppetry with a child's fascination about the world around them.
A WOMAN'S most cherished asset – her reputation – is at the mercy of jealous, controlling men in director Garth Davis's revisionist religious drama, which attempts to wash away the stains of ill repute from Jesus's devoted disciple.
THE subterranean thumping you can hear throughout Will Gluck's family-friendly adventure isn't Beatrix Potter's eponymous floppy-eared creation and his anthropomorphic clan as they bound excitedly around their warren.
HER photo of horses outside an abandoned house became a defining image of the Republic’s economic collapse and now award-winning photographer Kim Haughton has trained her lens on Irish people for the latest body of work: ‘Portrait of a Century’.
Wednesday was the perfect day when my two favourite academics were giving seperate talks in Belfast, Eamonn Phoenix on Presbyterians and the Irish language in Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich and at Gael-Ionad Mhic Ghoill, Corkonian Alan Titley asked the question: What would Irish history look like if the Rising of 1798 had been successful ...
Gravel (PS4/Xbox) By: Milestone FROM aquarium sediment to how Belfast folk beg for mercy, Gravel the game is, sadly, not about common-or-garden aggregate – though plenty of shale will be shot from your tyres in this filthy four-wheeled fiesta.
Annihilation (Cert 15, 120 mins, streaming and available to download from March 12 exclusively on Netflix, Sci-Fi/Thriller/Action/Romance) FOR his follow-up to the sleekly engineered sci-fi horror thriller Ex Machina, writer and director Alex Garland remains in similarly unnerving territory with Annihilation, an otherworldly battle for mankind's survival based loosely on the first novel in Jeff VanderMeer's best-selling Southern Reach trilogy.