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Review – The Guardian

**** ‘imagine Under Milk Wood interpreted by Buster Keaton … a richly theatrical experience … impeccably acted.’ There’s plenty of ballyhoo around Ballyturk. Written and directed by Enda Walsh, and with a cast comprising Cillian Murphy, Stephen Rea and Mikel Murfi,…

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Review – The Sunday Times

**** ‘the theatrical values in Ballyturk are magnificent’. Eithne Shortall reviews the play for The Sunday Times 20.07.14. Click here to read the full review.

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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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The Act of Cillian – RTE Guide

Donal O’Donoghue interviews Cillian Murphy for the RTE Guide. Click here to read the full interview.  

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Enda Walsh and Cillian Murphy on Arena

Enda Walsh and Cillian Murphy join Sean Rocks on Arena on Monday 14th July on the opening night of Ballyturk at the Black Box Theatre in Galway. You can listen in here.

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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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Enda Walsh’s Ballyturk: dabbling with mortality in our own private universes – The Irish Times

Enda Walsh didn’t break it to his daughter gently. “I can still remember her little face and that incredulous look on it,” says the playwright, in a tone somewhere between empathy and amusement. The six-year-old had just asked her father about…

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