Ciara Kelleher

The Sunset Limited • Theatre Review

Chicks at the Theatre Review of The Sunset Limited   The ambiance of the revamped Boulevard Theatre in Soho gave the cast of The Sunset Limited an intimate backdrop into which they drew the audience in with this thought-provoking play. I had not heard of the play by American writer Cormac…

Getting Over Everest • Theatre Review

Getting Over Everest Comedic timing is paramount in the female-led play ‘Getting Over Everest’, written and led by Natasha Santos and directed by Katherine Timms.  It is theultimate break up story. Libby gets dumped by her boyfriend of ten years, Rob Everest, two weeks before Christmas. She is left with…

Thread • Theatre Review

‘Thread’ at The Hope Theatre The XV Theatre Company performed ‘Thread’ by Freya Alderson at the ever-charming venue ‘The Hope Theatre’. The play, directed by Veronica Quilligan, presents several interesting, relevant and challenging concepts. Initially, the audience is presented with the character Peter Gibson, who once won Best Director at…

Nasty • A Night of Female Comedy

“Nasty”: An All Female Comedy Night   The idea behind Nasty is very simple; to celebrate female comedy. The comedy night was set up to showcase female identifying comedians and give a platform to both up and coming, and experienced comedians. The 27th of September 8pm will host some top-quality…

Herstory • Cabaret Show

HERSTORY by Polly Clamorous Herstory; a term for history written that focuses on the female’s point of view or emphasizes the female’s role. The idea of Herstory is to give a voice to the women in history whose stories remained obscure. Thus, ‘Herstory’ is the perfect title for new Polly…

Among Angels • Theatre Review

Among Angels’ follows lead character Chris as he uses drugs as a numbing tool after being falsely accused of rape. He is in a situation incited by toxic people and struggles with the idea of going home. However, this is no regular party, he is in a potentially dangerous situation…

Pop-Up Painting • Review

My night at Pop-up painting commenced at 19:30 pm in the Urban Meadows Café in Notting Hill. I had never heard of pop-up painting but found the idea really intriguing. With a selling point of “Wine glass in one hand, Paintbrush in the other”, my only question was “What’s not…

The Grenfell Project • Theatre Review

The intimate performance space of ‘The Hope Theatre’ gave The Company Theatre Group an apt ambiance for ‘The Grenfell Project’, in which they drew their audience in with their respectful, honest and intense devised piece. The hour-long performance was directed by Eleanor Crouch and takes the audience through first hand…