Up The Arts: On Blueberry Hill comes to the West End!
This week, we've been meeting the writer, director and stars of the acclaimed On Blueberry Hill, which is finally coming to the West End after three years in Ireland and the USA for a limited run at London’s Trafalgar Studios until May 2nd.On Blueberry Hill is Sebastian Barry’s first new play in 10 years. He is one of Ireland’s greatest living writers and the current Laureate of Irish Fiction. Born in Dublin in 1955 his novels and plays have won, among other awards, the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Prize, the Costa Book of the Year award, the Irish Book Awards Best Novel, the Independent Booksellers Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. He also had two consecutive novels, A Long Long Way (2005) and The Secret Scripture (2008), shortlisted for the MAN Booker Prize.Thomas met up with Sebastian, Director Jim Culleton, and stars Niall Buggy and David Ganly (alongside fan of the play Gemma Arterton) at a press evening to find out more.Ticket details:Performances: Monday – Saturday at 7:30 pm, Thursday and Saturday matinees at 2:30 pmTicket prices: From £15To book tickets please visit: onblueberryhill.co.ukWelcome to Up The Arts, a weekly podcast for those proud to be be involved in theatre, music, art and literature in the LGBTQ+ world! Every Thursday, we meet incredible people from the arts world and explore their creativity and inspiration, as well as providing a peek at upcoming events in which pride and the arts world collide!Find us on Twitter: @uptheartsshowAnd check out our website for news, reviews, what's on and more: www.uptheartspodcast.com
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