FFF Game of Thrones stars Jack Gleeson will be leading the troops to the Royal Hibernian Academy gallery this evening. The acclaimed actor, whose character King Joffrey exited the last series after being poisoned, will be rubbing shoulders with some acclaimed guests. Held to mark the Dublin Theatre festival gala night, attendees will include the award-winning Druid Theatre director Garry Hynes alongside her long-time collaborator, playwright Tom Murphy. Guests will be entertained by a performance from the Collapsing Horse Theatre Company.
FFF The birthday candles were out for TV3's Late Lunch Live, which celebrated being a year on the air this week. The chat-show, fronted by Lucy Kennedy and Martin King, was inundated with well-wishers such as Sile Seoige, Claudia Carroll, Maia Dunphy, actress Cathy Belton and musician Paddy Cullivan. Also taking part in the celebrations were celebrity chef Derry Clarke and Senator David Norris, who gave an interview updating viewers on his health woes and how he has even thought about planning his own funeral.
FFF Cavan natives The Strypes will be rocking out with a Christmas show at the Academy. The four-piece will take to the stage on December 10 to strut their stuff for fans as they perform their inimitable music for attendees. The guys, fronted by Ross Farrelly, were signed to Rocket Music after a phone call from Elton John, leading to a deal with Virgin/EMI. Tickets for their December 10 gig go on sale tomorrow at 9am.
FFF Author Cathy Kelly will be out in Bray this Saturday signing copies of her new book, It Started with Paris. The well-known writer will be meeting fans in Dubray Books on the main street of the Wicklow town at 1pm.