Peter Sheridan: On Behan, On Dublin
October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2023 marks the centenary of the birth of the writer Brendan Behan. Raised in Dublin’s north inner city and with strong connections to Dublin’s tenements, Behan is regarded as one of the greatest Irish writers and poets of all time.
In 2000, Peter Sheridan directed Borstal Boy, inspired by Brendan’s 1958 memoir. Sheridan has continued to engage with the life and work of Behan since and was instrumental in bringing Behan to the stage again for that.
In this conversation, Sheridan will discuss his engagement with the work of Behan and his career more broadly.