Brian Merriman from the Dublin Gay Theatre Fest talks to The Arts Show

The Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival is the biggest gay theatre festival in the world.  2018 is big year for the festival and a year of celebration, marking 15 years of IDGTF and 25 years since decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland.

In this year’s programme they explore the diverse lives of LGBT people today – through comedy, drama, short-plays and powerful stories from around the world.

Norma Burke spoke to the Founding Artistic Director Brian Merriman on The Arts Show ahead of the launch and played a clip of Stephen Masterson performing an except from the play A Gentleman Caller,  which was recorded at the launch event at Origin Gallery.