Brian Doherty

★★★★ for TRANSLATIONS  ‘Brian Friel’s drama of colonisation becomes a timeless study of change and adaptation in a taut new co-production between Belfast’s Lyric theatre and the Abbey, Dublin’

Often pompous, sometimes ridiculous, Doherty’s Hugh also has immense dignity. His proud assertion to the soldiers of his affinity with European culture emphasises the central, resonant idea: that identity is complicated – and not binary.


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