PG certificateDancing at Lughnasa is a Film programme that first aired in 1998 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Dancing at Lughnasa is a 3 star programme

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Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)

Directed by
Pat O'Connor

Meryl Streep, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Sophie Thompson and Brid Brennan star in Pat O'Connor's drama, based on Brian Friel's acclaimed stage play. Five unmarried sisters in rural 1930s Ireland find their lives disrupted when their brother, Father Jack Mundy, returns from his work in Africa, befuddled by age and drink. With Rhys Ifans. Phenomenal continues: Film's month-long female-focused season celebrating women in film, on both sides of the camera. The season finishes on International Women's Day, Thursday 8th March.

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Also known as "Danser à Lughnasa"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 110 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1998

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: Ireland/UK/USA

Filmed in Colour

When is Dancing at Lughnasa next on TV?

It's next showing on Film4 March 4th, 11:00am and on Film4 Plus 1 March 4th, 12:00pm. See more...


Gerard McSorley...Narrator
Image for Meryl StreepMeryl Streep...Kate 'Kit' Mundy
Image for Michael GambonMichael Gambon...Father Jack Mundy
Image for Catherine McCormackCatherine McCormack...Christina 'Chrissy' Mundy
Image for Kathy BurkeKathy Burke...Margaret 'Maggie' Mundy
Sophie Thompson...Rose 'Rosie' Mundy
Brid Brennan...Agnes 'Aggie' Mundy
Image for Rhys IfansRhys Ifans...Gerry Evans
Darrell Johnston...Michael 'Mike' Mundy
Lorcan Cranitch...Danny Bradley
John Kavanagh...Father Carlin
Marie Mullen...Vera McLoughlin
Dawn Bradfield...Sophie McLoughlin
Peter Gowen...Austin Morgan
Kate O'Toole...Chemist