Friday July 10, 2020

Theatre: Duggan triumphs with this heady slice of Christmas past

Duggan’s idiomatic translation of the story works well

11th December, 2016
Gerard Byrne and Stephen Kelly in It’s a Wonderful Bleedin’ Life PIc: Futoshi Sakauchi

It’s a Wonderful Bleedin’ Life

Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, Powerscourt Townhouse, Dublin, Until December 21, Rating: ****

Frank Capra’s 1946 movie It’s a Wonderful Life is one of the best Christmas films of all time. Based on Philip Van Doren Stern’s short story, The Greatest Gift, it brings to life a genuine Christmas miracle: the transformation of a suicidal father, George, after the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence....

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