On stage: 1. Senator Fiach Mac Conghail with his mother Maire; 2. Aideen Howard; 3. Katie Holmes and Michael Colgan. (Pix. BME)
The opening night of Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw took place at at the Abbey Theatre this week. Actor Paul McGann of Doctor Who and Withnail and I fame made his Abbey debut as millionaire arms-manufacturer Andrew Undershaft in this exciting new production which runs until Saturday 21 September.