Julie Andrews to attend Jameson Dublin International Film Festival
Legendary Hollywood actress Julie Andrews will attend the upcoming Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.
The star will take part in a public interview at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and will close the Festival with the gala screening of Oscar-winning film The Sound of Music in the Savoy cinema - both on March 29.
The public interview will be hosted by Aedin Gormley from RTÉ’s Lyric FM and Andrews will discuss her career from her first appearance on Broadway to creating the role of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady to her film debut in Mary Poppins and more.
She will also introduce the screening of The Sound of Music, the Festival’s closing gala event, at the Savoy Cinema at 7.30pm.
Grainne Humphreys, Festival Director, Jameson Dublin International Film Festival says: “It is a great honour to welcome one of the great legends of stage and screen to Dublin.
"Of all the illustrious guests who have attended the festival, few have brought such happiness to so many film fans.”
Andrews is just one of several big name stars getting in to the capital for the festival. Former Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall is also lined up and more guests are yet to be announced.
Tickets will be on sale at 9am Friday 20 February for Julie Andrews At the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre priced €25 - €39.50, please go to www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie and Jdiff.com for availability and book.
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