An Irishman Abroad

Bronagh Waugh: Episode 256

August 12, 2018

This week, actor and activist Bronagh Waugh joined Jarlath for a discussion about her struggle, success, belief and perseverance. 

Bronagh describes the xenophobic nature to her earlier experiences in Britain (23:00), how racism towards her made her more patriotic (28:00) and her personal connection to fighting for the introduction of abortion rights and marriage equality into Northern Ireland (29:00).

Jarlath challenges Bronagh on the belief that the BBC are protecting vested interests (37:00) and they discuss her images issues that came about as a result of appearing on Hollyoaks (47:00). There's a rare insight into why she initially didn’t really want her role on The Fall (1:00:00) and much more. 

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