Autograph signed letter from Brian Friel to Christopher Fitz-Simon;
29 January 1992
|Main Creator:||Friel, Brian|
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
A reply written in black ink by Brian Friel on headed paper to Christopher Fitz-Simon, sent at the time the latter was writing "The Boys: A Biography of Micheál MacLíammóir and Hilton Edwards". In an earlier letter to Friel, Fitz-Simon inquired as to whether he, Friel recalled submitting an idea to Hilton Edwards in RTE circa 1961 for a television series called "MIchael Manian Proprietor". Friel replies that he has "Totally forgotten that business...all I recall is a series was proposed Cyril C. [actor Cyril Cusack] was to be the lead[,] he was to be the proprietor of a small country hotel. I have no recolelction of writing anything...nor do I know how or why or when the notion collapsed".
Physical description: 1; letter
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|MS 49,387||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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