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The Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival, which is the oldest English-speaking theatre festival in the world, is running from September 27th until October 14th. This year the festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

RTÉ is marking the anniversary with a range of output across all its platforms. Four of Ireland's most renowned playwrights join with four celebrated actors in a series of 90-second dramas which have been broadcast on RTÉ One and are also available to view here.

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There will also be a range of additional content across Television and Radio for the duration of the festival while this dedicated website contains listings and reviews as well as exclusive daily video packages of all the news & views from the festival.

Click here to watch The View Presents…Dublin Theatre Festival@50.

Click here to watch Capital D's Dublin Theatre Festival Special.

Click here to watch a discussion on The View of Long Day's Journey into Night.