Saturday 23 September 2017

More to Leonard

than comedies

Sir -- It was sad to see the late great Dublin playwright Hugh Leonard ungraciously dismissed by The Irish Times as being a writer of domestic comedies about Dublin's middle classes.

Leonard won a Tony award on Broadway for his great play Da, a wonderful exploration of the relationship between himself and his working-class father that stands comparison with any drama about fathers and sons anywhere in the world.

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