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Rufus Wright in ‘Translations’

Rufus Wright will be performing in Brian Friel’s modern classic, Translations. Directed by Ian Rickson, Translations is a powerful account of nationhood which sees the turbulent relationship between England and Ireland play out in one quiet community.


“Owen, the prodigal son, returns to rural Donegal from Dublin, with him are two British army officers. Their ambition is to create a map of the area, replacing the Gaelic names with English. It is an administrative act with radical consequences” – taken from


Translations is at The National Theatre from the 22nd May. Tickets on sale now!