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Gabriel Byrne To Give Lecture At National Film School In IADT
30 Nov 2012 : By Eva Hall
Gabriel Byrne starred in Channel 4 drama 'Secret State' this year.
Gabriel Byrne will give the National Film School lecture at IADT this year, it has been announced.

The 'Usual Suspects' actor will give a public interview in front of IADT students and film fans alike on Monday, December 3. Roger Greene, the programme co-ordinator of the MA in Broadcast Production at IADT, will facilitate the interview.

Byrne is currently filming BBC series ‘Quirke’ in Dublin. The Dublin-born actor is playing pathologist Garrett Quirke in the three-part series which is based on John Banville’s (Benjamin Black) series of novels.

Just this week, it was announced three additional Irish actors were added to the cast; Aisling Franciosi is playing Byrne’s daughter in the series; Stanley Townsend is playing Inspector Hackett and Nick Dunning is playing Malachy Griffin.

Element Pictures and Tyrone Productions are co-producing with the BBC.

Byrne’s lecture, which will mark the 49th in the NFS lecture series, will take place in IADT on Monday, December 3 at 6pm. Previous filmmakers who have taken part include Jim Sheridan, Oliver Stone, Stephen Frears and Neil Jordan.

IADT also announced BAFTA-winning prosthetics and special effects make-up designer Neill Gorton will be on hand to give a public demonstration / lecture at the school on Thursday December 6 at 2pm.



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