Jeremy Irons Brings Francis Bacon’s Words to Life

As Francis Bacon said, “Everything I do goes into painting.” In this short video, Academy Award-winning actor Jeremy Irons brings to life excerpts from the artist’s interviews with David Sylvester and reveals Bacon’s own thoughts..


Jeremy Irons on NPR’s Here & Now

Jeremy Irons and Dev Patel were interviewed on NPR’s Here & Now program on Friday 29 April 2016.  Irons and Patel talked to Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson about the experience of working together on their new film, The Man Who Knew Infinity.

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Jeremy Irons – Wall Street Journal Cafe Interview

Jeremy Irons, Dev Patel and Matthew Brown were guests of the Wall Street Journal Cafe on Thursday 28 April 2016, and interviewed by Chris Farley.






Jeremy Irons on the TODAY Show – April 28, 2016

Jeremy Irons was a guest in the third hour of NBC’s TODAY Show, on Thursday April 28, 2016, to discuss The Man Who Knew Infinity.

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Jeremy Irons at the NY Premiere of The Man Who Knew Infinity

Jeremy Irons and the director and cast of The Man Who Knew Infinity attended the New York premiere of the film, at the Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas on Wednesday 27 April 2016.


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Jeremy Irons on The Leonard Lopate Show – April 27, 2016

Jeremy Irons and director Matt Brown were guests of The Leonard Lopate radio show on WNYC, on Wednesday 27 April 2016, to discuss The Man Who Knew Infinity.

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Gary File Travels from New Zealand to Meet Jeremy Irons

Man travels 11,500 miles to Bristol to meet Oscar-winning actor – Bristol Post

New Zealand drama teacher Gary File traveled approximately 11,500 miles from New Zealand to see Jeremy Irons in Long Day’s Journey into Night at the Bristol Old Vic.

Unbeknownst to Gary, his son Kieran File had contacted the Bristol Old Vic, resulting in Gary getting to meet Jeremy.

Listen to Gary File speak with BBC Radio Bristol’s Laura Rawlings about his experience:

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