Kevin McDonald reports from the official opening of the 31st Dublin Theatre Festival and speaks to Gay Moloney, Chairman of the Festival Council, on the plans for the festival.

The opening is marked by a parade through Dublin City from the Gaiety Theatre to the Mansion House. 
The 1990 festival includes 12 overseas productions from 4 continents, along with a record number of Irish shows, with The Abbey and The Gate each putting on three new Irish plays by new Irish writers.  

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 1 October 1990.

Dublin Theatre Festival (1990)

Dublin Theatre Festival (1990)
Posters from the Dublin Theatre Festival (1990)