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‘Irishman Abroad’ episode 7: Michael Smiley

Northern Irish actor opens up about being a homeless single father in London, and his national identity crisis

Photograph: Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 16:00


In episode seven of Jarlath Regan’s ‘Irishman Abroad’ series, Northern Irish actor Michael Smiley opens up about his experience of being a homeless single father in London, his national identity crisis, and living a “scratch card life”.

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

Episode one: Graham Linehan

Episode two: Ed Byrne

Episode three: Jason Byrne

Episode four: Sharon Horgan

Episode five: Dara O Briain

Episode six: Tony Cascarino