Lenny Abrahamson

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Daisy Edgar-Jones (Marianne) and Paul Mescal (Connell) in Normal People

Some of Hollywood’s most famous (or infamous) sex scenes have lingered in the public’s imagination. Yet for many of the performers involved, they are (...)

Lenny Abrahamson said RTÉ did not have the financial resources to develop the adaptation (above) of Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People, which has became an international sensation.  Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element Pictures

Film director Lenny Abrahamson has said he and the producers of Normal People took it to the BBC first because of the “chronic situation in terms of f(...)

Social media has many good aspects, but it mass-produces lies. It’s the McDonalds of mendacity.

Any eejit can set up a social media account. Or as many social media accounts as they like. In any name they like. Twitter is crammed with spoof accou(...)

Director Lenny Abrahamson contributed to report published by the Arts Council’s Expert Advisory Group. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Dublin Theatre Festival has become the latest cultural organisation to announce it will not be going ahead this year in anything like the form to (...)

Galway International Arts Festival: Covid-19 stopped the event going ahead as planned for the first time in its 43-year-history. Photograph :Andrew Downes/xposure

Significant additional funding for the arts will be required in 2021 to address the extreme challenges the sector faces in the wake of the coronavirus(...)

Director Lenny Abrahamson, one of the mentors in a new Screen Skills Ireland scheme, is pictured on the set of Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe / Element Pictures / BBC.

Screen Ireland has launched two new schemes to support creative talent ahead of the expected resumption of film and television production in the Repub(...)

Normal People: Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones on set. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element/RTÉ

The producers of the hit TV series Normal People have issued Pornhub with a takedown request after sex scenes from the programme were uploaded to the (...)

Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Paul Mescal) in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe / BBC / Element.

Normal People, the hit Irish drama made by Element Pictures, has been sold to more than 20 countries worldwide by its international distributor Endeav(...)

Normal People: Paul Mescal as Connell. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element/RTÉ

Hettie Macdonald directed the all-time-classic Doctor Who episode Blink, a phantasmagorical tour de force rightly regarded as one of the Time Lord’s g(...)

‘Oh, get a room, you two!’ Another sexy scene from Grey’s Anatomy

In more normal weeks, I like to spend my time hanging out in A&E departments because I enjoy watching the will-they-won’t-they dramas, sexual tens(...)

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