Ep 62: Emmet Kirwan on Heartbreak, Riot and Leading the Rise in Spoken Word

Emmet Kirwan is Ireland's most exciting young actor, writer and spoken word artist. His show 'Dublin Old School', which he wrote and starred in, has sold out several runs in Dublin, Edinburgh and The National in London and is being adapted into a feature film. He is currently starring in 'Riot' at Vicar Street with THISISPOPBABY, where he performs 'Heartbreak', a poem he wrote about a teenage girl who gets pregnant. For tickets to Riot (6th-8th July), visit www.ticketmaster.ie/promo/xdkiio

Published: 07/07/2017

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