Adrian Dunbar MY IRELAND

Adrian Dunbar

LINE OF DUTY star Adrian Dunbar was spotted filming for a new ITV series in Enniskillen this week ahead of his appearance in another Channel 5 series later this month. The Enniskillen native returned to his roots with a visit to the Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel where he was revealed to be filming for upcoming ITV series DNA JOURNEY, where famous faces delve into their family history. ADRIAN DUNBAR MY IRELAND will see the actor travelling to some of his favourite locations across the island, where viewers will get a ‘rare glimpse’ into his childhood in Enniskillen.

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THE WONDER review

The Wonder

In the new film version of Emma Donoghue’s richly absorbing novel THE WONDER, we confront what the march of history and colonialism has done to Ireland. The film opens in 1862, ten years after the Great Hunger, in a windswept midlands village where a local girl called Anna O’Donnell is somehow hale and hearty after forty days of refusing food since her eleventh birthday. THE WONDER will is now available on Netflix via link below.

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Coughlan named TV actor of the year

Nicola Coughlin

DERRY GIRLS star Nicola Coughlan has been named TV actor of the year at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2022. Coughlan has seen a meteoric rise in fame in recent years due to her role in BRIDGERTON where she plays Penelope Featherington. The second season of the show debut on Netflix earlier this year, amassing 193 million viewing hours in its opening weekend.

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Siobhán Cullen in OBITUARY

Siobhán Cullen

Irish TV and theatre actress Siobhán Cullen stars as Elvira Clancy, an obituarist working at a small-town newspaper, who suddenly finds herself being paid by the obituary due to cuts. When she “accidentally” kills a nasty piece of work, she discovers she might have an untapped bloodlust, and sets her sights on other unpleasant residents of the town. Her killing spree hits a potential snag when the paper hires an attractive crime correspondent.

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Niamh Algar on Ireland

Mullingar native Niamh Algar has joined the ranks of the Hollywood elite, starring alongside Florence Pugh in her latest Netflix hit, THE WONDER. When asked what she misses most about home since relocating to the UK, the 30-year-old simply said: ‘the people.’ THE WONDER hits Irish cinemas on November 2 and will be globally available to stream on Netflix from 16 November.

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N.I-based horror for Halloween

Looking for home-grown horror for Halloween? Both grassroots and international talent are finally embracing the rich opportunities afforded by making films in Northern Ireland. Such films may not be to everybody’s taste, but if you can bear to watch from behind your cushion, be sure to check out these tales of terror right on your Northern Irish doorstep.

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Kerry Condon on BANSHEES

THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN actress Kerry Condon will receive the distinguished performance award at the SCAD Oct 22. Condon launched her stage career with celebrated performances in McDonagh’s plays THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE and THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN and also appeared in his Academy Award-winning feature THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI.

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Jack Reynor in THE PERIPHERAL

Irish actor Jack Reynor has stepped out with his co-star Chloe Grace Moretz for a “special screening” of their new series. The pair star in the new Amazon Studios sci-fi series, THE PERIPHERAL, which launches on Amazon Prime on October 21. Reynor, who grew up in Valleymount, west Wicklow, plays marine veteran Burton Fisher while Moretz plays his sister Flynne.

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Siobhán McSweeney on Sister Michael

Sister Michael has ruled the hallways of Our Lady Immaculate with an iron fist throughout DERRY GIRLS. Portrayed by an eye-rolling Siobhán McSweeney, the character commands respect, fear, and lots of laughter. In a new Vulture magazine interview, the Cork-born actress reveals her hopes for the legendary nun’s reputation.

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BLADE RUNNER 2099 to be filmed in N.I

BLADE RUNNER 2099, a TV series based on the iconic Blade Runner films, is to be filmed in Northern Ireland. The series has been commissioned by the streaming giant Amazon with Ridley Scott, who directed the original 1982 BLADE RUNNER film, as executive producer. Northern Ireland Screen chief executive Richard Williams made the announcement on Tuesday.

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