Thursday September 24, 2020

The play’s the thing

The 49th Dublin Theatre Festival is well underway and, among its 20 productions, themes of reconciliation, redemption, celebration and closure are prominent. Helen Boylan, Elizabeth McGuane, Sara Keating, Andrew Lynch, Michael Brennan, Catherine O’Ma

7th October, 2006

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By Pol Heyvaert and Dimitri Verhulst

Aalst is the name of a provincial town in Flanders where two notorious murders were committed in 1999.A married couple alternately suffocated and stabbed to death their two young children in a hotel room. Surviving their own subsequent suicide attempts, the parents wound up at the centre of a media frenzy and a disturbing trial.

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