Harry Brogan, a comic star

Harry Brogan was famous for his comedic roles. He could get a laugh out of any audience and taught many of the actors who came along after him how to ‘milk a line’. He first appeared at the Abbey Theatre in 1939 as Maurteen Bruin in The Land of Heart’s Desire by W.B. Yeats.

To learn more about Harry Brogan visit Memories of Harry Brogan, as part of our Oral History Project where playwright Bernard Farrell recalls seeing Harry Brogan at The Queen’s Theatre on Pearse Street.

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