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NEWS: Brendan Coyle will star in new production of Conor McPherson’s St Nicholas at Donmar Warehouse’s studio space

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Brendan Coyle will star in the Donmar Warehouse production of St Nicholas, a chilling one-man play by Conor McPherson, directed by Simon Evans, marking the first time McPherson and Coyle have collaborated since The Weir, for which both received Olivier Awards.

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ST NICHOLAS – Cardiff

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There is something to be said for some good old fashioned storytelling in theatre. The kind that sits an audience and does simply that; tells a story. While I love theatre that plays with form, stylistic theatre and sometimes even big flashy theatre, I think we sometimes forget that what we’re after is a story. And Conor McPherson’s St Nicholas gives us exactly that, in a deceptively simple manner.

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Review: The Weir (Donmar Warehouse)

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Did you hear the one about the three Irishmen who walk into a bar and bore each other witless for the rest of the evening? On the most superficial level, that’s what you get, in real time and with total realism, in Conor McPherson’s much admired play at the Donmar. Set in the empty and […]

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Review: The Weir (Donmar Warehouse)

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Did you hear the one about the three Irishmen who walk into a bar and bore each other witless for the rest of the evening? On the most superficial level, that’s what you get, in real time and with total realism, in Conor McPherson’s much admired play at the Donmar. Set in the empty and […]

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Review: The Weir (Donmar Warehouse)

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We are in the cold, flat, empty land of the farthest West of Ireland. There is a howling wind. There is poverty and introspection on an agricultural scale. There is copious drink. There is a run-down pub. We are two counties and a hundred years removed from Synge’s emotionally bleak “Western World” but what blows […]

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