But Roger Pringle has always been known as a go-ahead director, conscious of the need for experiment and change, and this evening of Irish music, song and poetry turned out to be completely marvellous without a sagging moment
from beginning to end.
But, despite its occasionally sagging moments
, director Hany Abu-Assad's compelling romantic-adventure, which is also a two-hander, is devoid of self-indulgent tedium.
If it were not for a few sagging moments
in the finale, this account would have ranked very highly indeed.