Jeremy Irons Attends ‘Peter Sellers: Behind the Camera’ Exhibition

Jeremy Irons, his dog Smudge, and Sinead Cusack attended the VIP private view of the photo exhibition Peter Sellers: Behind the Camera, on 27 October, at 19 Beauchamp Place. The photos are being auctioned to benefit the British Heart Foundation. A photo of Sinead is among those on display.

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Jeremy Irons Pays Homage to T.S. Eliot at Wilton’s Music Hall

Jeremy Irons, Sinead Cusack, Simon Russell Beale, Ben Whishaw and Fiona Shaw paid homage to T.S. Eliot, at Wilton’s Music Hall in London, on Wednesday 21 October 2015.

Jeremy Irons read “Gus: The Theatre Cat” and “Little Gidding”.

Read a review of the event from The Londonist

A great account of the event from ifindpeopleconfusing on Tumblr

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Jeremy Irons Performs at Belarus Free Theatre Concert

Jeremy Irons and Juliet Stevenson read excerpts from Harold Pinter’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, at the Belarus Free Theatre Concert Staging a Revolution: I’m with the Banned at Koko in London, on Sunday 18 October 2015.

The event was also live-streamed on BBC Arts.

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Jeremy Irons to Perform at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona – January 2016

Jeremy Irons will be in Barcelona, Spain on Saturday 23 January 2016 at the Gran Teatre del Liceu.

Goethe’s classic, narrated by a master actor

This innovative programme, devised by the orchestra of the Wiener Akademie, links together a soprano voice, pieces of incidental music, and the actor Jeremy Irons telling the story of Egmont.  The text for this work was adapted from Goethe’s play by Christopher Hampton, the Oscar-winning script writer.

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Jeremy Irons in TG4 Documentary About ‘Langrishe, Go Down’

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Catherine Foley, author and broadcaster, tells the story of a feature film, once a cause celebre, now mostly forgotten.  The film, Langrishe, Go Down, starring young actors Judi Dench and Jeremy Irons,   both later to have stellar film careers, was shot at various locations in south Kilkenny in 1978.  The screenplay was by Harold Pinter, based on Aidan Higgins’ acclaimed novel of the same title.    Funding for the production came from the BBC and with support from RTÉ.   On release, the film was banned by the Irish Film Censor who took exception to some scenes of nudity.  As a result, it was never screened in Ireland.

Last year at the local cultural festival, Éigse Sliabh Rua 2014, the film was screened in Ireland for the first time in the village where it was originally shot. The reactions of those present at the gala screening 35 years later are seen in this new documentary. Jeremy Irons, who was present to view the film and talk to friends and fans afterwards, says that the part he played in Langrishe, Go Down was his first big break into films.

The video is available to watch for the next 36 days at the following link:

http://www.tg4.ie/en/programmes/cogar/

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Jeremy Irons to Pay Homage to T.S. Eliot at Wilton’s Music Hall

From The London Library

The London Library announced today that Jeremy Irons, Simon Russell Beale, Fiona Shaw, and Ben Whishaw will be taking centre stage in the Library’s special celebration of T.S. Eliot on 21st October 2015.

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Taking place at Wilton’s Music Hall – one of the country’s most atmospheric theatres – the single performance promises to be a unique tribute to one of the world’s best known writers.

Philip Spedding, Development Director at The London Library said, “Jeremy Irons, Simon Russell Beale, Fiona Shaw, and Ben Whishaw are intimately associated with some of the most powerful recent performances of Eliot’s work. We are delighted that they are coming together for what promises to be a memorable tribute to a genuinely great writer”.

The evening of readings is looking to include extracts from a range of T.S. Eliot’s work including The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, Four Quartets, The Waste Land, The Hollow Men and Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.

With tickets on sale to the public, alongside an invited audience of special guests, all proceeds from the evening at Wilton’s Music Hall will go to support The London Library, a charity which is one of the world’s largest independent lending libraries and will be celebrating its 175th year in 2016.

Tickets for this special fundraising evening are £55 (£45 for London Library members). The performance will take place at 7.30pm on 21st October at Wilton’s Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley, London E1 8JB. To book, telephone Wilton’s (020 7702 2789) or visit www.wiltons.org.uk.

For further information contact: Julian Lloyd, Head of Communications, The London Library; Julian.lloyd@londonlibrary.co.uk

Jeremy Irons on The Prison Phoenix Trust – September 2015

Jeremy Irons, Patron of the Prison Phoenix Trust, speaks about the work of that charity, while introducing their 2015 lecture.