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‘Irishman Abroad’ episode 9: Brendan Dempsey

The actor and comedian on his journey from the Dublin comedy circuit to working with Martin Scorsese

Photograph: brendandempsey.com

Tue, Nov 5, 2013, 11:35

   

Actor and comedian Brendan Dempsey, who has starred in Waking Ned, About Adam and Father Ted, tells Jarlath Regan about his journey from the Dublin comedy circuit to working with Martin Scorsese in Gangs of New York, in the latest episode of ‘Irishman Abroad’. It was recorded live in front of an audience at the London Irish Centre as part of last month’s London Irish Comedy Festival.

The ‘Irishman Abroad’ podcasts are free to download on iTunes. Read more about the series in the Generation Emigration interview with Jarlath Regan.

Previous episodes: Paul Kimmage, Michael Smiley, Tony Cascarino, Dara O Briain, Sharon Horgan, Jason Byrne, Ed Byrne, Graham Linehan