Archive for March 5th, 2010

Library Late Interviews

5th March 2010 by Maura McHugh

The National Library of Ireland is continuing its Writing for the Stage and Screen events as part of its Library Late series with the following interviews:

Writer and actor, Mark O’Halloran, will be in conversation on Wednesday, March 24th at 8pm. O’Halloran has written the screenplays for the award-winning feature films Adam & Paul and Garage.

On Monday, April 26th at 8pm broadcaster John Kelly will interview writer and director Paul Mercier. Mercier’s plays include Studs, We Ourselves and Spacers, including Homeland and Down The Line for The Abbey. He has also written and directed three short films:”Before I Sleep”, “Lipservice” and “Tupperware”.

Playwright and screenwriter Mark O’Rowe will be interviewed on Wednesday, May 26th at 8pm. His award-winning plays include From Both Hips, Howie the Rookie, Made in China and Terminus, and he has written screenplays for feature films Intermission, Boy A and Perrier’s Bounty.

Film historian Bob Monks will also give a special lunchtime talk to mark the centenary of the birth of film archivist Liam O’Leary (1910 – 1992) at 1pm on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010.

All the events are free.