Martin McDonagh

Why It’s A Good Idea To Read Plays

When I was at school we were made to read Jacobean plays cold from text; it was horrible and made no sense to my teenage ears. It took a long time to understand why text reading was a good thing, but once I understood I started doing it for fun, and I still do it […]

Re:View – ‘Seven Psychopaths’

Mental illness is nothing to laugh about. Except when Martin McDonagh’s writing about it, and as he’s set his new movie in LA there’s an awful lot of it about. McDongah’s black comedy ‘In Bruges’ was one of the most criminally underrated films of its year. Writer/director McDonagh’s background in theatre writing is matched – […]