TFOT: Episode 6 - Mark O'Halloran on his experience in Amsterdam

Mar 13, 2015, 12:48 PM

In Episode 6 of The Family of Things, Helen Shaw meets actor and writer Mark O'Halloran, the creative force behind the darkly comic films Adam & Paul and Garage. Mark talks about growing up in a big family in Ennis and his journey in becoming a writer and performer. Mark shares life, love and loss in an open and revealing conversation which stretches from his recent time filming in Havana for his new film 'Viva' to his poignant experiences in Iran.

In the podcast, Mark also describes how limiting Ireland was as a young gay man, and in this short clip he explains how a year spent in Amsterdam liberated him.

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Music: 'The Old Haunt' ©Ana Gog 2014

In full episode - Audio Clip Credits:

Adam and Paul: Written by Mark O'Halloran, Directed by Leonard Abrahamson, © Element Films, Irish Film Board, Speers Films

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