Enda Walsh

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Edinburgh theatre round-up: Medicine; Doppler; Screen 9; Burnt Out – review
Domhnall Gleeson is outstanding in Enda Walsh’s revelatory new play about attitudes to mental health

Clare Brennan

22, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Medicine review – Domhnall Gleeson despairs in absurdist institutional limbo
The Edinburgh festival’s theatre programme begins with Enda Walsh’s flamboyant and funny new play about a man receiving an inappropriate form of drama therapy in a psychiatric hospital

Mark Fisher

08, Aug, 2021 @11:16 AM

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Enda Walsh: ‘All my plays are about people who haven’t been loved or looked after’
The Irish playwright is known both for feverishly claustrophobic plays – including his latest, Medicine – and big commercial hits. If a project doesn’t feel right, he fires himself

Mark Fisher

12, Jul, 2021 @8:38 AM

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Edinburgh international festival returns with music-heavy lineup
With theatre and dance scaled back, music dominates, including concerts from Simon Rattle, Damon Albarn, Nicola Benedetti and Laura Mvula

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Jun, 2021 @11:28 AM

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David Bowie's Lazarus musical returns five years after his death
As the stage sequel to The Man Who Fell to Earth is streamed, theatre producer Robert Fox remembers his friend’s creative genius and generosity

Interview by Chris Wiegand

05, Jan, 2021 @9:58 AM

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Cork Midsummer festival review – theatre for all … and one
Mini plays performed for solo festivalgoers are a hit – plus there’s a bluffer’s guide to the suburbs and a Tom Waits-esque concept album come to life

Helen Meany

21, Jun, 2019 @7:00 PM

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Rooms review – Enda Walsh's empty spaces are full of despair
Part installation, part prose-poem, this strangely beautiful piece takes its audience into other people’s heads

Michael Billington

12, Apr, 2019 @1:36 PM

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The week in theatre: Kunene and the King; Top Girls; Grief Is the Thing With Feathers – review
John Kani and Antony Sher are reunited in Kani’s powerful new drama. Plus, a timely revival of Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls and Enda Walsh’s take on Max Porter’s bestseller

Susannah Clapp

07, Apr, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Grief Is the Thing With Feathers review – Cillian Murphy is a wonder
Murphy has an astonishing athleticism playing both man and crow in an adaptation of Max Porter’s story of grief

Michael Billington

29, Mar, 2019 @10:56 AM

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The really empty space: do you need actors to make theatre?
From Enda Walsh’s disembodied voices to a Royal Court escape room, experimental theatre is being made without performers

Matt Trueman

21, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Tom Murphy obituary
Irish playwright who raged against ‘Christian fascism’ and explored the themes of emigration and identity in his work

Richard Pine

16, May, 2018 @4:08 PM

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Grief is the Thing With Feathers review – Cillian Murphy takes wing
In Enda Walsh’s ambitious adaptation of the Max Porter novel, Murphy is riveting as a bereaved husband – and an imaginary crow

Helen Meany

22, Mar, 2018 @5:00 PM

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