On 7th February 2017, Northern Ireland’s top creative talent was once again showcased at the Bozar, one of Brussels’ most famous art venues. The sold out performance was part of the Brussels Platform, a collaboration between the Brussels office and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland which allows artists to showcase their talents with the aim of promoting the culture and creativity of Northern Ireland in Europe.
The play Two Sore Legs written by Brenda Murphy and directed by Martin Lynch was performed by Maria Connolly in a one women show. Two Sore Legs tells the tale of the playwright’s mother, Bridget, a young Butlin’s Redcoat who had six children by a married man. The play explored the scandal, the pain, the joy and the fall-out from this extraordinary family arrangement.
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The event was a great success with over 200 attending including members of the diplomatic community and senior EU officials.