A Question of Taste: The Young Offenders' Demi Isaac Oviawe

A Question of Taste: The Young Offenders' Demi Isaac Oviawe

Demi Isaac Oviawe is an actress from Mallow, Co Cork, best known for her role in The Young Offenders TV series, and a stint on Dancing With The Stars. She is also this year’s Cork County Culture Night Ambassador, which takes place tomorrow.

Best recent book you’ve read:

Almost live by Louise O’Neill.

Best recent film you’ve seen:

Girls Trip.

Best recent show or gig you’ve seen:

Lewis Capaldi, Chasing Abbey and Ryan Mack at Indiependence in Mitchelstown.

Best piece of music you’ve been listening to lately (new or old):

Amy Winehouse’s ‘Some Unholy War’, and ‘Got you Covered’ by Ryan Mack.

First ever piece of music and film that really moved you:

The film was Sister Act; the piece of music was Whitney Houston’s ‘I Have Nothing’.

The best gig or show you’ve ever seen (if you had to pick one!):

Motown the Musical.

Tell us about your TV viewing:

I don’t really watch telly like I used to when I was younger. I’m more into Netflix or things that are on the player, because I really don’t have time.

Radio listening and/or podcasts:

I obviously listen to 96fm as I work for them. Also Tara Stewart on RTÉ 2fm. With podcasts, it’s Blind Boy,obviously.

Your best celebrity encounters:

Meeting Lewis Capaldi at Indiependence, and also meeting Louis Walsh.

You can portal back to any period of human cultural history or music event?

The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) during the 1990s and early 2000s. To meet my favourite performers and artists such as Missy Elliott.

You are curating your dream festival — which artists are on the bill (living or dead)?

Tupac, Willow Smith, Milky Chance, and Amy Winehouse.

Unsung heroes — individual or group you think don’t get the praise they deserve:

Ryan Mack, Milky chance, Willow Smith.

You are queen for a day — what’s your first decree?

Free breakfast for everyone on their way to school early in the morning, just to start day the right way.

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