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RSS Feeds`I didn`t fancy being stuck in North Korea`: the stormy thriller by a Japanese Ulsterman
(The Guardian Japan)

 
 

14 march 2018 08:22:44

 
`I didn`t fancy being stuck in North Korea`: the stormy thriller by a Japanese Ulsterman
(The Guardian Japan)
 




In Francis Turnly´s trilogy one schoolgirl becomes a cat and another goes missing. The sheep farmer turned dramatist discusses The Great Wave, about North Koreans forced into prostitution`I tick a variety of boxes,` says Francis Turnly, whose play The Great Wave is about to open in London at the National Theatre. `Asian, British, Irish, mixed, none of these. It changes, depending on how I feel that day.` Turnly´s father was a Northern Irish journalist who at one point taught English in Tokyo. There he met Turnly´s mother, and the family settled in County Antrim. When meeting people who are confused by the combination of his looks and accent, Turnly describes himself as `a Japanese Ulsterman`. Perhaps not surprisingly, he adds: `All my plays are about identity. I´ve often written about someone becoming someone else, someone turning into something else.`I´m from the generation that was affected a little by the Troubles. At the moment, I feel safer in Belfast than London Continue reading...
 
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