SBP editorial: The Abbey needs an identity check

13th January, 2019

Anyone who has ever watched an Oscars ceremony will know that acting is not a profession where understatement or emotional reticence come naturally. Actors speak their minds, often very publicly and dramatically, in ways that meeker professionals in faceless office blocks can only dream of.

As a result, there may be a natural inclination to put last week’s row over the role of the Abbey Theatre down to mere thespian griping by a privileged group,...

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