An Taibhdhearc to screen classic Famine TV series

The late, great, Mick Lally in Tales From The Poorhouse.

The late, great, Mick Lally in Tales From The Poorhouse.

TALES FROM The Poorhouse, the acclaimed 1990s Irish-langauge TV series, which starred Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, and Ruth McCabe is being screened in An Taibhdhearc.

A screening from the series takes place this evening at 8pm, and features Gleeson as The Master; Lally as the Landlord, and McCabe as the Mother.

Set in a famine workhouse, Tales... dramatises the interwoven lives of characters caught up in the disaster of the Great Famine. It is directed by Louis Lentin, whose film Dear Daughter first revealed abuse in state institutions.

A post show discussion and audience Q&A will take place with Ronit Lentin, widow of Louis; Cathal Goan, former director general of RTÉ and TG4; and writer, Eugene McCabe.

For more information contact 091 - 562024 or email [email protected] taibhdhearc.com

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