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For the first time in 30 years you will be able to view the incredible paintings and graphic work of Irish artist Roderic O’Conor, so don’t miss this rare opportunity at the National Gallery of Ireland. This exciting exhibition will illustrate how O’Conor’s dissatisfaction with Impressionism led to his signature Expressionist style. You will see many artworks which have previously never been on display before and also get a sense of O’Conor’s place among contemporaries like Van Gogh and Gauguin. Whether you’re a major art buff or you just fancy spending an afternoon immersed in some truly captivating landscapes, visiting Roderic O’Conor and the Moderns at the National Gallery of Ireland is guaranteed to be time well spent.

Immerse yourself in the wonderful landscapes by artist Frans Post at this exciting new National Gallery of Ireland exhibition. From 1636, Frans Post spent several years exploring Brazil and creating captivating artworks based on the exotic flowers, wild animals, and stunning views that he witnessed on his travels. At this rare exhibition, you will view Post’s extraordinary depictions of Dutch sugar plantations and an array of eye-catching creatures including alligators, monkeys and anteaters. Whether you’ve been to Brazil before or it’s always been on your travel wishlist, a visit to Beasts From Brazil at the National Gallery of Ireland is guaranteed to inspire wanderlust and fire your imagination.

A murdered King. A remarried Queen. A state on the precipice. When society starts to collapse, do we fight or flee? Hamlet is one of the most revived Shakespeare plays in the Gate’s 90 year history (1928-2018). In celebration of the theatre’s pioneering founders, Hilton Edwards and Micheál Mac Liammóir, Shakespeare’s iconic story of politics, vengeance, madness and murder is reimagined in a ground-breaking, visionary Gate Theatre production for today’s audience. Oscar-nominated Irish actress, Ruth Negga, makes her Gate stage debut in the title role of Hamlet, joined by a cast of Ireland’s finest actors. Award-winning director Yaël Farber heads an exciting creative team including Tony award-winning set and costume designer Susan Hilferty, lighting designer Paul Keogan and composer Tom Lane. Hamlet will be part of the 2018 Dublin Theatre Festival.

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers’s presentation of the Sheffield Theatres production of Simon Beaufoy’s THE FULL MONTY, which won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production, will tour the UK & Ireland for the final ever time in 2018/19, opening at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham on 3 September 2018.  Further tour dates include Chester, Dublin, Killarney, York, Bromley, Swindon, Birmingham, Darlington, Stoke, Norwich and Sheffield with more dates to be added. The cast will be led by Gary Lucy (Luke Morgan in Hollyoaks, Danny Pennant in EastEnders, DS Will Fletcher in The Bill, Kyle Pascoe in Footballer’s Wives, winner of Dancing on Ice) as Gaz, along with Andrew Dunn (best known as Tony in Dinnerladies and for his regular appearances playing Alastair Campbell on Bremner, Bird and Fortune) as Gerald, Louis Emerick (Norman the Doorman in Benidorm, Mick Johnson in Brookside, PC Walsh in Last of the Summer Wine and soon to be seen as Mike in Coronation Street) as Horse, Joe Gill (Finn Barton in Emmerdale) as Lomper, Kai Owen (Rhys in Torchwood and Pete in Hollyoaks) as Dave and James Redmond (Finn in Hollyoaks and Abs Denham in Casualty). Further casting is to be announced. The 2018/19 […]

Vulfpeck is an American funk group founded in 2011. Influenced by rhythm sections of the past, the band has released four EPs, three albums, and a silent album on Spotify titled Sleepify – royalties from which funded the band’s admission-free tour in 2014. The band’s latest album, Mr Finish Line, was released in November 2017.

Starring Jake Canuso (Mateo), Janine Duvitski (Jacqueline), Adam Gillen (Liam), Sherrie Hewson (Joyce Temple-Savage), Shelley Longworth (Sam), Tony Maudsley (Kenneth) and featuring Neptune’s very own Asa Elliott, the official world premiere of Derren Litten’s smash-hit ITV comedy BENIDORM is set to bring sunshine and smiles to the UK and Ireland in the stage debut production of the hugely popular TV show. ITV’s award-winning comedy celebrates over a decade of all-inclusive hilarity, having followed the ensemble cast of holiday makers and staff for ten series since it first broadcast in 2007. Litten has now written an all new set of Alicante escapades for the much-loved cast members as they swap sangria for the stage – after a quick spruce up at the Blow ‘n’ Go! Book now for a dose of BENIDORM sunshine and see your favourite stars from the Solana live on stage for the very first time.

For generations, Catholic undertakers in Belfast have buried Catholics and Protestant undertakers have buried Protestants. So you’d think now that we have peace (mostly), we could stick to these rules? But when veteran undertaker, Gerry McSorely, finds his Catholic customers being stolen by young Protestant rival, Basil Gray, an undertaking war breaks out. It gets worse when young Polish woman, Irena Bukowski’s cut-price, new-age, interdenominational funeral home usurps them both… 20 September: 8pm 21 September: 7.30pm 22 September: 8pm 24 September: 7.30pm 25 September: 7.30pm 26 September: 7.30pm 27 September: 7.30pm 28 September: 7.30pm 29 September: 4pm / 8pm 1 October: 7.30pm 2 October: 7.30pm 3 October: 7.30pm 4 October: 7.30pm 6 October: 4pm / 8pm

The legendary Kung Fu masters are to bring their brand new show, ‘Return of the Master’ to Ireland. This breathtaking theatrical Kung Fu Show continues the story of the warrior, and vividly depicts the rarely-seen Kung Fu masters’ feats of agility strength and skill, using Buddhist Meditation and their rigorous martial arts training. The show is an extravaganza, with gorgeous scenery, atmospheric music, beautiful lights, and hundreds of costumes. This is a fully choreographed spectacular production that features 22 professionally trained Kungfu Masters; audiences will be amazed and thrilled by their death defying Kung Fu disciplines such as qigong, animal imitation boxing, drunken boxing, and fighting with over 20 kinds of dangerous traditional weapons. This Show is now a huge hit over 3 continents, and has now been seen by over 750,000 people of all ages, and played to sell out audiences and standing ovations throughout the UK this show is a must see for family audiences and martial arts experts enthusiasts alike who have been excited and astounded by The Shaolin Warriors. This production comes to you from the producers of the hugely popular ShangHi- Cirque du Ciel.

Don’t accept imitations FAITH – THE GEORGE MICHAEL LEGACY features international George Michael tribute artist Wayne Dilks together with his incredible 7 piece band and backing singers.

Following the huge success of his Channel 4 show, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, The Supervet, is delighted to be bringing his first ever live stage show Welcome to My World to Dublin.This groundbreaking new show – a must for all animal lovers and fans of the TV show alike – will see Noel enlighten audiences with his incredible life story and explain how he became The Supervet we know and love. Noel Fitzpatrick says: “Come with me on my journey from a field in Ballyfin, Co Laois to a fantastical world of bionics and regeneration, where everything becomes possible. I am so excited to bring to you my live show and share with you my story. Welcome to my world.” When the show began on Channel 4, Noel wanted to tell a story about love, a story about hope, with incredible science in the background. He recognised the important bond humans have with animals, how they really are part of the family and how much families will do for them in return for the unconditional love which they give. Join Noel on a journey from his early years in Ireland, where he was full of fantastical ideas through to today where […]

Don’t accept imitations FAITH – THE GEORGE MICHAEL LEGACY features international George Michael tribute artist Wayne Dilks together with his incredible 7 piece band and backing singers.

Joanna will take audiences through her hilarious and interesting adventures from her incredible career spanning more than four decades, recounting some never heard before stories. She will also be joined on stage by friend and producer Clive Tulloh, who will put to Joanna questions from the audience that they’ve always wanted to ask, making the show a unique and hilarious night to remember. On announcing It’s All About Me, Joanna said: “The thought of this tour next year, travelling across the British Isles and Ireland, has completely taken over my waking hours. It’s utterly thrilling to start planning the stories I can tell, and the rapture (and gratitude, to be fair) with which I shall greet the audiences. Nothing like this has come my way before, and I may have to be dragged off with a hook at the end of each show. Oh people! This is especially for you from me, with masses of love. I think it will be fabulous.” Joanna Lumley icon, activist, comedy actress and all-round top girl is barely off our TV screens and appears to have been a permanent fixture in our sitting rooms since she burst onto our screens as Purdey in the […]