The Byrne-ing News, June 2020 Edition

Summertime is here–in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway! And, while the living might be easier than it was, it is still pretty unsettled around the world, for lots of reasons. So I hope you continue to #MaskUp wherever you are, stay alert to news and recommendations from those you trust, and […]

G. B. Shaw Documentary Airs on RTÉ One!

Gabriel Byrne’s new documentary My Astonishing Self: Gabriel Byrne on George Bernard Shaw will air on RTÉ One in Ireland on Wednesday, December 6 at 3: 35 pm. Helpful folks at the RTÉ International Player tell me that this show will not be available for viewing outside of Ireland, so […]

Gabriel Byrne’s New Documentary on George Bernard Shaw

Remember this photo from January? The lovely one provided by the Dublin artist Fink? He tweeted that it was “an absolute pleasure to be interviewed by Gabriel Byrne for a documentary to be shown on BBC & RTÉ about George Bernard Shaw.” And now the documentary has a title–My Astonishing […]

My Astonishing Self: Gabriel Byrne on George Bernard Shaw

Status: Completed Release: Fall 2017 Synopsis from RTÉ (Ireland) In My Astonishing Self, Gabriel Byrne explores the life, works and passions of George Bernard Shaw, a giant of world literature, and – like Byrne himself – an emigrant Irishman who had to leave to be heard. This documentary follows the life and influences of George […]