Toy Show, The Beatles and The Scratch
The latest theatrical offering from the Corcadorca Theater stars Éadaoin O’Donoghue and Moe Dunford in a comedy about an ordinary couple trying to have a baby during the Apocalypse – with all the hassle that comes with it.
- from Monday 22 November to Saturday 4 December; 8 p.m. every evening except Sunday November 28; Triskel TDC, Liège; 20 €
Dublin folk group The Scratch made headlines when their first live tours went viral from Lisdoonvarna. Combining the hustle and bustle of the friendly trad with the precision, groove, and musicality of its members’ roots in metal (including members of longtime band Red Enemy), they continued to perform in a crowded opera house on the weekends. jazz, make music appear in recent tourist ads.
After impressing with his reworking of WWI footage in They Shall Not Grow Old, filmmaker Peter Jackson walked through 60 hours of unseen footage shot in January 1969.
With improved sound and visuals, we see the Fab Four working on a new album and a planned tour. Unfortunately, they would have broken up in a few months. Fans are salivating, and the trailers suggest the material is good enough to spark a mini Beatles revival among the rest of us.
- From Thursday 25 November; Disney +
Saint or sinner? With exclusive access to the Haughey Archives, Gary Murphy puts the life and legacy of Charles Haughey under the microscope in this biography. Haughey was the most influential politician of his generation and divided opinion to date, but Murphy’s biography is a rich and nuanced portrait of the man who came to define modern Ireland.
- Thursday, November 25; on store shelves and online
Yes, it’ll never be the same as when Gay Byrne’s grandfather’s patter was derailed by precocious children, but Ryan Tubridy has done a good job in recent years, and Friday dons the sleazy geansaí for his 13th Toy. Show. Expect some laughs, surprise guests, and a few tears.
- Friday, November 26, 9:35 p.m.; RTÉ One