First Person

Barbara Brennan, actor, Dublin

26th June, 2016
Barbara Brennan Pic: Maura Hickey

Town is Dead tackles the themes of isolation, old age, emigration and addiction, and Brennan plays 66-year-old Ellen, who thought she would end her life where she began it – in a rundown flat in Dublin’s north inner city.

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