News Archives: Productions

All Through The House – Director’s Blog

Posted on 18 November 2015 in Productions

“And finally the festive season is upon us…

Reindeer hats and festive crackers, secrets and explosive revelations, burnt Christmas dinners and illicit relationships, family feuds fuelled by alcohol and SingStar is just a little taste of what Tinderbox Theatre Company ...

All Through The House – an Alternative Christmas show from Tinderbox

Posted on 23 October 2015 in Productions On the back of its roaring success at the 2014 Pick n Mix festival, Tinderbox is delighted to present ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE by Judith King. This riotously funny comedy about a ‘normal’ Belfast family doing Christmas - but not as we know it – has a stellar cast: Mary Jordan, Stephen Beggs, Victoria Armstrong, Maria Connolly, Bernadette Brown and Shaun Blaney. The show is directed by Patrick J O’Reilly and runs at the Crescent Arts Centre from December the 4th.

New Era At Tinderbox

Posted on 8 September 2015 in Productions


After 12 successful years dedicated to the development and production of new Northern Irish writing, Artistic Director Mick Duke and General Manager Kerry Woods, two of Belfast’s most experienced and respected theatre professionals, are moving on....

Tinderbox responds to Arts Council Cuts

Posted on 25 March 2015 in Productions Tinderbox has recently received a cut to our Arts Council funding of 44%. A full statement from the company can be read below:

LALLY THE SCUT by Abbie Spallen

Posted on 28 January 2015 in Productions

Tinderbox is very excited to announce that our next show will be LALLY THE SCUT by Abbie Spallen, which we will be producing Downstairs at the MAC from 14th April to 2nd May. Click here for more details....

UNHOME by Jimmy McAleavey

Posted on 3 September 2014 in Productions We are very excited to be producing Jimmy McAleavey's latest play UNHOME at the MAC in November. This gripping and often disturbing exploration of family, love and our most intimate fears, will open Upstairs at the MAC on Tuesday 11th November and run until Saturday 22nd November.

Lally the Nyuck

Posted on 21 March 2014 in Productions The Tinderbox team is delighted to be starting work on Abbie Spallen’s new play Lally the Nyuck on 24th March. We will be welcoming Nika McGuigan, Carol Moore, Miche Doherty, Paul Mallon, Michael Condron, Mary Moulds, Tara Lynne O’Neill, Richard Clements, Alan McKee, Ivan Little, Ian Beattie and Gerard McCabe to a week-long development and rehearsed reading of Abbie’s epic and hugely original play. Abbie Spallen has recently been honoured with an Arts Council of Northern Ireland Major Individual Artist Award

All There Is

Posted on 24 February 2014 in Productions

Tinderbox’s J.P. Conaghan brings his production of All There Is by Jonathan Bailie to the Crescent Arts Centre this week.

J.P. joined Tinderbox in January as their BBC Performing Arts Fellow 2014, and will be working on a range of ...

Tinderbox is 25!

Posted on 16 January 2014 in Productions

We recently celebrated our 25 year anniversary, and to celebrate we created a short video of many of our productions. We hope you enjoy this trip through the archives, and many thanks to everyone who worked with us on the ...

Irish Times Theatre Award nomination for Ryan McParland

Posted on 16 January 2014 in Productions Ryan McParland’s portrayal of Isaac in Tinderbox’s production of Summertime by David Ireland has been recognised with a nomination for Best Actor in the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2014.