Co Down writer who's bringing Shirley Valentine back to the stage, Belfast style

With his own 'Belfast' adaptation of Willy Russell's Shirley Valentine about to make its stage debut, followed by Play for Ireland winner The Alternative and a TV dramatisation of My Left Nut, both of which he co-wrote with Michael Patrick, life has never been busier for Co Down man Oisin Kearney. He took time out to speak to Gail Bell

Oisin Kearney, whose adaptation of Willy Russell's Shirley Valentine will hit the stage at the Lyric at the end of August
Gail Bell
SHIRLEY Valentine, the winsome, working class heroine created by award-winning dramatist Willy Russell of Blood Brothers and Educating Rita fame, is to be uprooted from her familiar Liverpudlian terra[...]

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