Friday December 6, 2019

Quiet revelations

Northern artists, film-makers and writers have created colourful responses to the conflicted history of the North

8th April, 2018
Lisa McGee

Lisa McGee first became known to Irish audiences for her RTÉ series Raw, but her hit Channel 4 show Derry Girls – set in the early 1990s during the Troubles – has brought her to international prominence. Derry Girls has become the biggest series ever set in the North: the first series was watched by an average of 2.5 million viewers.

Part of the appeal of the show comes down to its earthiness, its quiet revelations...

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