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  • Collection: Newspaper Clippings

A review of the first Abbey prodcution of 'Katie Roche'. "Masterpiece is a word to be used sparlingly but I have no hesitation in applying it to Miss Deevy's "Katie Roche".

An article on Teresa Deevy winning the Abbey Theatre / Aonach Tailteann playwriting competition with 'Temporal Powers'.

A review of the first Abbey producttion of 'Katie Roche'. "Miss Deevy has given us a splendid study of a girl all heart and no head, who does not realise that living and loving go hand in hand with suffering."

Review of the first Abbey production of 'Katie Roche'. "It seems to be little more than a clever psychological study of an illegitimate girl who gives her name to the piece".

Review of the first Abbey Production of 'The Wild Goose', large portion taken from the Irish Times report.

Review of the first Abbey production of 'Katie Roche'. "Teresa Deevy has an extraordinary power of creating characters: the spoken lines are so good that we can without any effort fill in the blanks".

Review of the Torch Theatre, London production of 'Katie Roche'. "Teresa Deevy has written an Irish comedy which would mean a great deal more to an Irishman than it did to me".

Review of the Torch Theatre, London production of 'Katie Roche'. "Katie Roche could only be played, as it is being played at the Torch, with vivacious dignity. Here are none of the touches of burlesque that disfigure too many Irish plays."

Review of the first Abbey Production of 'The Reapers'. "Miss Deevy's play shows the unthrifty husbandry of good first plays. Her argument barks up too many trees in the first act, and sends us questing along too many false trails".

Review of Teresa Deevy's 'Three Plays'. "Miss Deevy came into prominence some years ago