Belfast stage star Marty Rea: Culture is what defines us from all other living things

Marty Rea has become the toast of Dublin theatre and has again won a major national award for his acting. He tells Joanne Sweeney how seeing so many people from the north honoured at the recent Irish theatre awards really touched him

Marty Rea in Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane Picture: Stephen Cummiskey
Joanne Sweeney
THEY say that behind every great man, there's a great woman and Irish stage star Marty Rea would happily give that honour to his former drama teacher Marie McQuillan. The actor, who recently wo[...]

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