Marty Rea as Pato and Aisling O’Sullivan as Maureen in the Druid production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Festival
Marty Rea as Pato and Aisling O’Sullivan as Maureen in the Druid production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Festival

Review: revival of The Beauty Queen of Leenane a winning mix of pathos and black humour

This 20th anniversary production of Martin McDonagh’s debut play, fresh from a New York run, features a cracking cast who create genuine emotion in this story of love and last chances in the west of Ireland

Marty Rea as Pato and Aisling O’Sullivan as Maureen in the Druid production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Festival
Marty Rea as Pato and Aisling O’Sullivan as Maureen in the Druid production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Festival
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