Archive for January 17th, 2011

Golden Globes 2011

17th January 2011

The winners of the 2011 Golden Globes Awards were announced last night in Hollywood.

Here are the screenwriting nominees and winner:

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

  • Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle – 127 Hours
  • Christopher Nolan – Inception
  • Stuart Blumberg, Lisa Cholodenko – The Kids Are All Right
  • David Seidler – The King’s Speech
  • Aaron Sorkin – The Social Network

2011 Irish Times Theatre Awards Shortlist

17th January 2011

Irish Theatre AwardsOn Saturday The Irish Times revealed the nominations for its annual Irish Theatre Awards.

Here are the nominations for Best New Play

  • What’s Left of the Flag by Jimmy Murphy – directed by Charlie Bonner for Theatre Upstairs @ the Plough
  • Slattery’s Sago Saga by Arthur Riordan – directed by Jo Mangan for Performance Corporation
  • National Anthem by Colin Bateman – directed by Rachel O’Riordan for Ransom Theatre Company
  • B for Baby by Carmel Winters – directed by Mikel Murfi for the Abbey Theatre

The panellists for the selection process were: Jack Gilligan, former arts officer with Dublin City Council; Christine Madden, journalist and dramaturge; and artist Bernadette Madden.

The awards will be presented on February 27th.