West Wing creator writes play for Abbey

Aaron Sorkin, the award-winning creator of The West Wing television series, has written a play for the Abbey Theatre in Dublin.

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Ian Kehoe

16th July, 2005

Aaron Sorkin, the award-winning creator of The West Wing television series, has written a play for the Abbey Theatre in Dublin.

The Farnsworth Invention, will be staged later this year. It recounts the story of Philio Farnsworth, the man who reportedly invented the television before John Logie Baird, but did not share any credit for the invention.

The Abbey commissioned Sorkin to write the play last year, and he put the finishing touches to the...

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