O’Brien’s masterpiece brought to life

The Third Policeman By Flann O’Brien Adapted by Jocelyn Clarke Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Until February 28 Rating: ****

21st February, 2009

Most people familiar with the 1940 book by Flann O’Brien (one of Brian O ’Nolan’s many pseudonyms) will approach this theatrical adaptation with keen curiosity. How will the strange, intricate and dreamlike novel, with all its absurd theories and otherworldliness, make the leap from the page to the stage?

Dramaturge and writer Jocelyn Clarke has risen to such a challenge, and created a lively, imaginative work for the theatre which should...

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