METANOIA: Background and Cast

Before he returns to Broadway in Long Day’s Journey Into Night this spring, Gabriel Byrne will take on a different kind of psychological study. Recently announced by Variety, Mr. Byrne has joined the cast of Metanoia, the new bio-pic of Scottish psychiatrist R. D. Laing, with David Tennant in the […]

Page to Screen: “Quirke: Elegy for April”

How do you take an entire book and transform it into a 90-minute television show? I do not know the answer to that question, but I do know a very good example of just such a process happening–successfully! Benjamin Black, the nom de plume of author John Banville, has written […]

Meet Gabriel Byrne as Quirke: Preview Video

Gabriel Byrne, other cast members, and the directors of the individual episodes of this new BBC1 mini-series talk about Quirke in this brief video introduction to the dark and mysterious world of the troubled Dublin pathologist. Favorite quote: “People say oh, yes, things were simpler then, but actually they weren’t. […]