🥸 Dinner with Groucho – The World Premiere by Frank Mc Guinness

Let’s find out more about the Cast and Creative team:

Ian Bartholomew: Groucho Marx

Ian is an award-winning actor, singer, and musician. He has been nominated for 4 Olivier awards: Best Actor in a Musical for Into the Woods and Mrs Henderson Presents, and for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for Radio Times and Half a Sixpence. He won a Manchester Evening News Award for playing Doolittle in Pygmalion at the Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre.

He is best known for his acclaimed portrayal of abuser Geoff Metcalfe in Coronation Street, for which he won 3 Inside Soap Awards, including Best Actor and Best Villain.

Theatre credits include Homecoming (UK Tour), Half A Sixpence, (Chichester and West End) Mrs Henderson Presents, (Bath Theatre Royal and West End) Shakespeare in Love, (Noel Coward Theatre, West End) Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Liverpool Playhouse) Ui in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Liverpool and Nottingham Playhouses) Richard in Richard the Third (Nottingham and York) As You Like It, King Lear, Mirandolina, Pygmalion, School for Scandal, The Illusion, Widowers Houses and Winding The Ball (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester) Mogadishu (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester/Lyric Hammersmith) Take Flight (Menier Chocolate Factory) Assassins, The Crucible, Guys and Dolls, The Grapes of Wrath and Twelfth Night (Crucible, Sheffield) Shylock in Merchant of Venice (Royal Shakespeare Company) Hysteria (Minerva Studio, Chichester); The Iceman Cometh (Almeida Theatre/Old Vic) The Front Page (Donmar Warehouse) Tommy (Shaftesbury Theatre) Dead Funny (No 1 Tour/Savoy Theatre) Radio Times (Queen’s Theatre) Into The Woods (Phoenix Theatre) Mayakovsky: The Slanting Rain (Edinburgh Festival and New York) The Beggar’s Opera, Guys and Dolls, Schweyck in the Second World War, The Government Inspector, The Power of Yes, Futurists and Pravda (National Theatre).

Television credits include Coronation Street, New Blood, Endeavour, Midsomer Murders, Marcella, South Riding, The Accused, Thieves Like Us, Spooks, Open Wide, Empire, Hardware, Without Motive, Ruth Rendell, The Echo, Road Rage, Wycliffe, Is It Legal?, Harry, Thacker, Blackheath Poisonings, Darling Buds of May, Perfect Scoundrels, Follow The Star, Bergerac, Comic Strip: Mister Jolly Lives Next Door, The Good Companions, The Professionals and Minder.

Film credits include Wonka (Release 2023) the new Guy Ritchie movie Operation Fortune (Release 2022) Denial, Eisenstein, Shiner, Half a Shave, Max and Helen, Prayer for the Dying, Little Dorrit and Breakout.


🥸 Dinner with Groucho – The World Premiere by Frank Mc Guinness
An evening of wit, magic, intrigue and fun in the company of Groucho Marx and T.S Elliot
22 Sept – 1 Oct
Tickets from €15

Photos by Barry Mcall

For 11 performances only, don’t miss your chance to have Dinner With Groucho.
Presented by b*spoke theatre company , in association with The Civic Theatre, Tallaght as part of Dublin Theatre Festival
Dinner with Groucho