Arts Over Borders: Brian Friel festival puts Brexit centre-stage
19 Aug 2018
There was plenty of Homer, a stellar lineup and, for now, no problem crossing the border at the third annual celebration of the life and work of Brian Friel
Tamsin Greig, Alex Jennings, Maxine Peake, Imogen Stubbs. These aren’t actors you expect to see performing for a few rows of people under a tent on broad, empty beaches or in small village halls in tiny towns. But such are the joys of the Lughnasa FrielFest, an annual celebration, now in its third year, of the work of the Irish playwright Brian Friel(1929-2015), which delights in finding unexpected locations that resonate with the life of its subject.
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