Brian Friel: Shy Man, Showman

Based on Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel

The playwright Brian Friel stands among the giants of Irish literature. From the 1980s onwards, he withdrew from media and public life. Now his widow Anne speaks for the first time.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Duration: 58'57''
  • Broadcast date: 2022

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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