REVIEW Crazy Grand Opera House Belfast WHEN Caroline Curran first played ‘Maggie Muff’ she created a character, and that character created an audience – and they were out in force for the opening night of Crazy to meet Ruby, played with style by Curran.
THERE can't be many live shows that sound a triune warning of nudity, strong language and heavy drug and needle use before you even book your seat, but then, Trainspotting is not your average type of show.
ART, wine and food – what's not to like? This not very profound observation came to me on a sublime evening of culture, conversation and food held in five of Belfast's innovative art galleries to publicise the city's year-round Thursday Late Night Art tours.
ARE you a fan of comedian Richard Herring who hasn't yet bothered to attend one of his acclaimed live shows? Or perhaps you have seen them all and just fancy revisiting the funniest bits in one big binge of whimsical lunacy? Well, in either case, you're in luck: tellingly titled The Best, Herring's latest stand-up tour is made up of the funnyman's favourite bits from every tour he's ever done, all neatly repackaged into one value for money live set.
SIXTY-two-year-old west Belfast man Joe Brennan certainly has had a varied career which included working as a barman, in clothing sales, as a joiner, meat factory worker, watchmaker, construction worker in London and property developer.