Before he became a critically acclaimed film director, Neil Jordan is filmed here at the age of 20 playing classical guitar.
- Title Neil Jordan Plays Guitar
- 1st Broadcast 09/12/1970
- ContributorNorris Davidson (Director)
Brian Cleeve (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:00:39
- Material Type Video
- Series title Anthology
- Clip title Neil Jordan Plays Guitar in Opening Sequence
- Extended description
In the opening sequence of the arts programme 'Anthology' from 1970 Neil Jordan appears playing classical guitar at Sinnotts bar.
His directorial debut was the film 'Angel' in 1982 and was shortly followed by Mona Lisa and a Company of Wolves. Jordan went on to direct critically acclaimed films such as 'The Crying Game', 'Interview with the Vampire', 'The Butcher Boy', and 'Breakfast on Pluto'.
This episode of 'Anthology' considers the state of art and design education in Ireland, poetry readings in pubs and the forthcoming festival of twentieth century music. The programme was directed by Norris Davidson and presented by Brian Cleeve.
This episode was broadcast on 9 December, 1970.
- Local keywords Neil Jordan, Arts, Anthology, 1970, Film Director, Fame
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1970
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier 11D01290
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)