Roddy Doyle will be reading from his extensive catalogue of books in the beautiful surroundings of The Playhouse followed by a question and
Roddy Doyle is the author of nine novels, two collections of stories, and Rory & Ita, a
memoir of his parents. He has written six books for children and has contributed to a variety of publications including The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Metro Eireann and several anthologies. He won the Booker Prize in 1993, for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.
Roddy has written for the stage and his plays include Brownbread and Guess Who's Coming for the Dinner. He co-adapted with Joe O'Byrne his novel The Woman who Walked into Doors and he co-wrote with Bisi Adigun a new version of The Playboy of the Western World.
He also wrote the screenplays for The Snapper, The Van, Family, When Brendan Met Trudy and he co-wrote the screenplay for The Commitments.
Meet the man himself after the performance, buy a book and get it signed at the festival bookshop in the Playhouse Plaza!£2
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