Waking the Feminists: gender equality in Irish theatre‘I wasn’t aware of it enough to be shocked and to take action’ 

As heard on The Marian Finucane Show

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In 2016, a grassroots movement called #WakingTheFeminist was formed to protest against the largely male-dominated line up of the Abbey theatre’s centenary programme. On Monday 9th July, ten companies will publish policies which seek to make gender equality a reality.  Garry Hynes, Artistic Director of Druid Theatre, spoke on The Marian Finucane Show about these policies and the changes taking place in organisations. …