Category: Reviews


Review – Sunday Independent

Emer O’Kelly reviews Ballyturk in the Sunday Independent 20.07.14. Click here to read the full review. 

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Review – Sunday Business Post

**** ‘hilarious, surreal … marvellous to behold’. Nadine O’Regan writes a four start review of Ballyturk for the Sunday Business Post 20.07.14. Click here to see the full review.

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Review – Arena

Sophie Gorman joins Sean Rocks to review Ballyturk  on Arena. 16.07.14 You can listen in here.

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Review – Irish Independent

‘heartbreakingly tender … riotously funny …. a remarkable achievement’. Sophie Gorman reviews Ballyturk for the Irish Independent on 16.07.14. Click here to read the full review.

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Review – The Irish Times

**** Cillian Murphy ‘underlines his character’s restless spirit with manic eyes and a multi-octave voice’, while Mikel Murfi depicts ‘gormlessness with spry physical genius’, in Ballyturk. Ballyturk, a place that may or may not exist, still seems strangely familiar. We…

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Review – Irish Examiner

**** Boasting stellar performances from Cillian Murphy, Stephen Rea and Mikel Murfi, Enda Walsh’s new play, Ballyturk, which he also directs, is another fine collaboration with Landmark Productions and Galway Arts Festival, with whom he enjoyed success with Misterman in…

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Review – The Galway Advertiser

“BEAUTIFUL, HILARIOUS, dark as death.” So tweeted actress Olwen Fouéré after seeing the opening of Enda Walsh’s new play Ballyturk, which got the Galway International Arts Festival off to a flying start at the Black Box yesterday evening. Fouéré aptly summed…

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