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Review – New York Times

Some playwrights’ work is so tantalizingly open-ended as to resist either a single, or simple, assessment or point of view. Beckett of course comes to mind. So now does another Irish dramatist, Enda Walsh, whose “Ballyturk,” at the National Theater…

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Review – Fintan O’Toole: Irish Times

The relationship between words and movement in Enda Walsh’s new play, in which two weirdly innocent men are trapped in an endless knockabout farce, is more seamless than in any Irish dramatist since Beckett So Jean-Paul Sartre, Samuel Beckett and…

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Review – Metro Herald

Darragh Reddin reviews Ballyturk in the Metro Herald on 15.08.14. Click here to read the full review. 

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Ballyturk to take Dublin and Cork audiences by storm – Irish Examiner

As Ballyturk is readied for Dublin and Cork, Enda Walsh is already thinking about his next play, writes Alan O’Riordan. SINCE opening at the Galway Arts Festival last month, Enda Walsh’s new play, Ballyturk, has been greeted with the customary…

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Cillian Murphy returns to the stage – Evening Standard

Cillian Murphy hates spoilers. The clue is in the word, says the 38-year-old actor: to spoil something is to ruin it, and why would you want to ruin someone’s entertainment? So we are at a slight loss, he and I,…

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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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