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2023 Festival – Episode 12.

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In this episode from the Dublin Festival of History 2023, Peter Sheridan 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.

Sheridan discusses his engagement with the work of Behan and his career more broadly.

Peter Sheridan, is a playwright, screenwriter and director.

This episode was recorded at 14 Henrietta Street, on October 11, 2023.

Please note: This broadcast contains strong language and themes throughout.

The Dublin Festival of History is brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organised by Dublin City Libraries, in partnership with Dublin City Council Culture Company.

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