A great playwright, whose name sounds like a character from Shrek
George Farquhar, born in Derry 1677, died London 1707, buried in St Martin in The Fields.
Author of The Beau Stratagem and The Recruiting Sergeant, he is credited with writing the first modern Irish play (Love in a Bottle).
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