Allegiance

Allegiance

A play about Michael Collins and Winston Churchill Background & Context In 1921, the Irish rebel leader Michael Collins was ordered to travel to London – with Arthur Griffith and the Irish delegation – to negotiate the Anglo-Irish Treaty which followed the Truce and the War of Independence. Collins loathed the assignment and protested vehemently: … Continue reading

WHY WALLIS SIMPSON WAS HEROINE IN IRELAND…

You can see why Madonna wanted to make a movie about Wallis Simpson, the Baltimore siren who captured the heart of a king. Here’s an American from a modest background who comes to London and gets cold-shouldered by the toffee-nosed types in the British establishment. And is disparaged by a hostile media. Yes, Madonna feels … Continue reading