Lloyd Evans Lloyd Evans

Losing the plot

The Sanctuary Lamp<br /> Arcola, until 3 April Eigengrau<br /> Bush, until 10 April

The Sanctuary Lamp
Arcola, until 3 April

Bush, until 10 April

Furore fever still obsesses Irish playwrights. In Edwardian times there was nothing like a good old riot at the Abbey Theatre to get a new work established as a classic. Luvvie lore is replete with tales of mass walkouts and punch-ups at Dublin premières where the fisticuffs invariably end with the house being stormed by Sinn Fein while W.B.

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