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Revisión final de Derry Girls: absolutamente genial

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La serie final de Derry Girls (Canal 4) ha sido un triunfo. En lugar de dormirse en los laureles, se empujó a sí mismo a nuevas alturas. De sus cameos de celebridades: con clase, económico, y en el último episodio, es justo...

A note to students: read the greats of Northern Irish literature. Then watch Derry Girls

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I teach a module about Northern Irish literature called Alternative Ulster, which covers all the texts you would expect, from the poetry of Seamus Heaney, Medbh McGuckian and Ciaran Carson and the fiction of Bernard M...

Derry to mark 25 years of Good Friday agreement with John Hume musical

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A musical drama about the life of John Hume, one of the main forces behind the Good Friday agreement, will be staged next year to mark the 25th anniversary of the historic deal that helped end 30 years of violence in ...

Derry Girls review – this modern classic goes out on a high

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All good things must come to an end – particularly if that good thing is a beloved British sitcom. Like myriad comedies before it, Lisa McGee’s semi-autobiographical Derry Girls (Canal 4) – a knockabout schooldays f...

‘Derry Girls put us on the map’: pride in home city as end of series nears

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After four years of jokes, memes, acclaim, and debate about whether Protestants really do keep toasters in cupboards, the imminent final season of Derry Girls is prompting bittersweet valediction in Derry. The Channel...

TV esta noche: Derry Girls’ Lisa McGee and Saoirse-Monica Jackson team up again

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Following on from CripTales and Soon Gone, this thoughtful and compelling collection of 15-minute monologues showcases eight writers with lived experiences of poverty. Esta noche, we see the first four, written by Lisa M...

‘I’ll never grow up!’ Derry Girls’ Lisa McGee on comedy, class and her new show Skint

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When Lisa McGee was a kid in Derry in the 90s, she swore she would never write about Northern Ireland, least of all about the Troubles. She wanted to write Murder She Wrote, or better still, to grow up and become its ...

Jamie-Lee O’Donnell: ‘We’ve been able to show the world the real Derry’

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In a park opposite Belfast’s Saint Anne’s Cathedral, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell is being photographed. It is a small, unassuming shoot; she has only popped outside briefly, catching a short spurt of sunshine on an otherwise ...

Pañuelo blanco y una obra de teatro de Derry cuentan la historia del Bloody Sunday

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Por casi 50 años, el pañuelo blanco manchado de sangre que sostenía en alto el padre Edward Daly mientras intentaba salvar la vida de un adolescente herido de muerte el Domingo Sangriento se ha mantenido a salvo, primero por la familia del niño y m ...

Two men arrested in County Derry after bomb found next to police officer’s car

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Two men have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said a 47-year-old man, who was arrested in the Dungiven area of County Derry, and another...

My Derry Girls and Bridgerton roles show women our complex, eejit selves on screen

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In the noughties, I adored Sex And The City. Like women everywhere, my friends and I debated which of these four impossibly stylish, successful women we were – when the reality was a bunch of university freshers who d...