25th October 2012

The Judge’s House

“Malcolmson, almost in a chill of horror, turned slowly round, and then he began to shake and tremble like a man in a palsy. His strength seemed to have left him, and he was incapable of action or movement, hardly even of thought. He could only see and hear.”
31st August 2012

Skulduggery and Generosity in the Emerald City by Tom Swift

We’re back in Washington DC. Yes that’s right, that place: The world’s centre of excellence for political skullduggery (see The West Wing/Veep/CNN), a town once upon a time dubbed America’s “murder capital”, a city boasting summers so sizzling hot that you could fry an egg on the sidewalk (if you had an egg), and a place noted as having “the charm of the north and the efficiency of the south” (Pres. John F Kennedy).
20th April 2012

**New** Audio Download of Across the Lough

If you haven’t been lucky enough to get a ticket to Across the Lough you can download our free Audio Companion to the show. This wonderful […]
3rd April 2012

Up Close in Copenhagen by Tom Swift

I’m in a small dark room with a young woman who’s wearing nothing but her underwear and a blindfold. “Where do you like to be touched?” […]
18th August 2011

Salttery’s Sago Saga at Dublin Theatre Festival

              Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival Rathfarnham Castle 12 Performances only from Oct 6 – 16 First performed in 2010, […]
15th January 2011


I’ve been dreading this moment for a while now, my goodbye to The Performance Corporation. I have now tied up the Swampoodle development week, set up […]
12th January 2011

The Swampoodle actors prove their mettle on the imagination gridiron

Day 3 through the eyes and pen of Jason McCool – full post and photos on his own travel blog. It’s hard to believe I’m already […]
11th January 2011

Our process is off to a thrilling start.

Jason McCool on first day of development – taken from his travel blog: I knew I’d be overestimating the likelihood of my waking up early enough […]
10th January 2011

Jason’s Swampoodle Day 1

Jason McCool, one of our fabulous Swampoodle cast, on his arrival to Castletown House for Swampoodle development – taken from his own blog, well worth a […]