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Sunday Business Post: Hair-Trigger Troubles Family Drama

Sunday Business Post: Hair-Trigger Troubles Family Drama

Rating: 4/5 Reviewed by Brendan Daly Defender of the Faith is an unsettling depiction of personal and political breakdown. Set in rural Armagh in 1986, it opens with a snapshot of a fractured family. Joe, the play’s mercurial patriarch, is struggling with recent events: his wife has entered a...read more →

Irish Examiner: From the Stage to Love/Hate

Irish Examiner: From the Stage to Love/Hate

                      You will find below an extract from an article on Defender of the Faith by Decadent Theatre Company published by the Irish Examiner on the 15th of October. Andrew Flynn our director talked to Colette Sheridan about the impact...read more →

Defender of the Faith | First Showing | Galway | October 6

Defender of the Faith | First Showing | Galway | October 6

Decadent Theatre Company presents Defender of the Faith by Stuart Carolan, creator and writer of RTE’s LOVE/HATE. A weeks of prepartion, Defender of the Faith is finally ready for the national tour. Galway Town Hall Theatre is the first stop in a sixteen venue tour of our production of...read more →

Decadent Discourse: A Message from the Executive Producer

Decadent Discourse: A Message from the Executive Producer

“The play is the thing wherein I shall catch the conscience of the king” Decadent Theatre Company are getting geared up for a busy autumn and winter season – one that looks bigger and better than anything essayed in recent years. The company will tour two topical titles that...read more →

Decadent Theatre Company in the Press

Decadent Theatre Company in the Press

Here are some extracts from articles this week regarding Decadent Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Defender of the Faith: Galway Advertiser: “The play is both blackly comic and chillingly real, with an atmosphere taut with tension. Among the cast is Belfast native Lalor Roddy (pictured above ), hailed by...read more →

Galway Group Deals for Defender of the Faith

Galway Group Deals for Defender of the Faith

A lover of Irish theare? Wishing to see theatre in Galway with friends or indeed colleagues? And, finally, are you a fan of Love/Hate? Well, Decadent Theatre Company have a whopper group deal heading your way Galway theatre lovers. Defender of the Faith by Stuart Carolan, creator and writer...read more →

Save your Moola NUIG Students

Save your Moola NUIG Students

We all love a good bargain, right? Yes, we do, it’s in our nature. We want to save up for the next Ryanair flight, buy the next round (or two) of pints, and, if we’re feeling really naughty, we’ll get the posh biscuits next time we’re in the shop....read more →

Defender of the Faith Promo Video

Defender of the Faith Promo Video

This is Decadent’s inaugural blog post and what a way to begin – it’s video time! We’ve been working with the very talented Paraic O’Curraoin on making the promo video for the upcoming production of Defender of the Faith. After days of tweaking, here and there, it’s ready for release....read more →