May Craig’s legacy
May Craig first appeared as Mary Craig in 1907 as one of the village girls, Honor Blake, in The Playboy of the Western World by J.M. Synge. Her impressive career at the Abbey Theatre went on until 1968.
Actors Stephen Rea and Niall Buggy trace their acting influences back to the Fay Brothers and the influence of May Craig and other greats in Starting Out, a podcast as part of our Oral History Project.