Shows To Enjoy At Home

During the period of COVID-19 social distancing and self-isolation we understand many people will miss the joy of the performing arts. To help with this, we are compiling a list of shows you can watch online.



The Batchelor of Kilkish – Bottom Dog Theatre Company

Bottom Dog Theatre Company screens the entire performance of The Batchelor of Kilkish. Written by Bottom Dog founder Myles Breen and directed by fellow company founder Liam O’Brien, The Bachelor of Kilkish tells the story of a sixty five year old barber in a small seaside resort, Kilkish, who is known by one and all in his close knit community as “The Bachelor”. Filmed at the Lime Tree Theatre in 2014.
Screening Date: Thu, 26th March
Screening Time: From 8pm
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If you enjoyed the show, consider donating to support Bottom Dog’s ongoing work.
Click to Donate Directly to Bottom Dog.



I, Malvolio

Multi-award-winning playwright and performer Tim Crouch re-imagines Twelfth Night in this, his brilliant one-man show. I, Malvolio is a charged and often unsettling rant from a man ‘notoriously wronged’, a man adrift in front of mocking spectators. 
Time: 1hr 6mins
Age: 11+yrs
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Orfeo ed Euridice – Irish National Opera

Watch Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, recorded live at the National Opera House, Wexford on 2 March 2019. An Irish National Opera co-production with United Fall in partnership with the Irish Baroque Orchestra
Time: 1hr 22mins
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Berliner Philharmoniker – Digital Concert Hall

Redeem the voucher code BERLINPHIL by 31 March and receive free access to all concerts and films in the Digital Concert Hall
Click to Register and Begin Watching.



Tradoodle TV – Ceol Connected

Ceol Connected are livestreaming music, songs and games for childdren daily at 2pm. You can tune in live, or rewatch anytime on Tradoodle TV YouTube channel.
Time: 35mins each (approx)
Age: 3+yrs
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Branar Family Shows

Branar are posting links to some of their incredible family shows for 24 hours each over the coming days. Keep an eye on their social media for info on which shows will go online and what time they will be live for.
Time: Varies
Age: Varies
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If you enjoyed the show, consider donating to support Branar’s ongoing work.
Click to Donate Directly to Branar.



A Wilde Fan – Bottom Dog Theatre Company

Bottom Dog Theatre Company screens the entire performance of A Wilde Fan, by Myles Breen. Featuring excerpts from Oscar Wilde’s writings alongside Myles Breen’s trademark wit and flair, A Wilde Fan is a personal and theatrical take on one of history’s greatest artists, by his biggest fan.
Time: 1hr 24mins
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If you enjoyed the show, consider donating to support Bottom Dog’s ongoing work.
Click to Donate Directly to Bottom Dog.



Small Plastic Wars (Podcast Play)

When the Irish economy comes tumbling down like a house of cards, Joe is at a loss as to how to deal with unemployment and the constant stream of bills the postman keeps delivering. Written and performed by Pat McGrath, directed by Alan King and produced for RTÉ Radio by Kevin Reynolds.
Time: 53mins
Click to listen on RTÉ Player.



Timpson: The Musical

Gigglemug Theatre’s debut production Timpson: The Musical based on and sponsored by the high street shop Timpson, featured in the Guardian’s list of the best shows at the Edinburgh Festival 2018, where it won The Stage Award, and was described by the BBC as “Bonkers but brilliant!”.
Time: 1hr 18mins
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If you are any artist who wants to share your work online with audiences while venues are closed, please email sean@limetreetheatre.ie to be added to this page.