Sophie Gorman reviews 'Brendan at the Chelsea' starring Adrian Dunbar which chronicles Brendan Behan's stay at New York's Chelsea Hotel. The play runs at Dublin's Project Arts Centre until Saturday November 16th.
coming up on Friday's show....an interview with acclaimed poet Philip Schultz, a look at the comic partnership between Peter Cook and Dudley Moore and reviews of the latest albums from Sharon Van Etten, Neil Young and Sam Smith
These are our three finalists from over 550 entrants to the John Murray Show/Saturday Night Show emerging music competition. Chanele McGuinness, Gary Showbiz and The New Transmission will battle it out in our live Studio 8 final on the John Murray Show on Thursday, May 29th for that coveted slot on the Saturday Night Show on May 31st.
Brendan Behan is so closely associated with Dublin City, that it's difficult to picture him anywhere else, but a new play focuses on his time living in New York, rubbing shoulders with some of the city’s most famous names. The new play written by Brendan's niece, Janet, directed by (and stars) Adrian Dunbar as Brendan himself. Janet & Adrian join John in studio this morning. Brendan at the Chelsea -the Project Arts Centre - Dublin from tonight to Saturday For more information or to book....go to www.projectartscentre.ie
Neil's next guest is actor Adrian Dunbar, best known for his roles in The Crying Game, My Left Foot & Hear My Song. Adrian joins us from London studio & talks about his latest role as director of Brian Friel's play Translations, which begins in the Gaiety next week.