Event: Belfast International Arts Festival Where: Belfast – various venues When: 11th October to 29th October Cost: see: belfastinternationalartsfestival.com/Festival Box Office on 028 9089 2707 or drop into Festival Box Office at the MAC. Further information: Belfast International Arts Festival; Brochure;
His trial was fraught with difficulty and sabotaged in various ways.
A man who strode the world stage as a courageous reforming anti-colonialist.
Haunted by the scale of barbaric atrocities unleashed by imperialist colonisation in the Congo and later in the Putumayo, Colombia, Casement aligned with the Irish ‘freedom fighters’ who believed the Irish could achieve freedom from the scourge of British colonialism.
I will see you where I go
Brian Gillespie talks about his new play, Convicted on a Comma: the Trial of Roger Casement And what if excess of love Bewildered them till they died? So said William Butler Yeats of the leaders of the 1916 Easter rebellion. It is particularly true of Roger Casement. In 1911 Roger Casement knelt before King George V, knighted …
Nature of Event: Barry versus Kelly is a dramatic narrative about the trial and execution the famous Irish/Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, and his haunting of Judge Barry, the judge who sentenced him, with the words – ‘I will see you where I go.’ Set inside the freezing walls of the Melbourne goal, the play and music …
The production took a sensual, carnival-like approach, with music and costumes pulled from many different eras, the actors quickly swapping roles and scenes as Stephen observes and reacts.
In Search of Owen Roe is a powerful and engaging piece of storytelling, featuring a myriad of characters, an evocative sound design and richly nuanced text.
the forbidden romance, the love triangle and the mystery surrounding the death of Australia’s most iconic figure – The Jolly Swagman