Judy Hegarty Lovett is from Monkstown in Co Cork, and is co-artistic director of theatre company Gare St Lazare Ireland. Judy directs their next production How It Is ( Part 2), featuring British star Stephen Dillane and her husband Conor Lovett, at the Everyman in Cork from Sept 3-7.
The Discovery of France by Graham Robb. It opened up the country for me in many surprising ways.
Pather Panchali by Satyajit Ray.
Ray Scannell’s Bluffers Guide to Suburbia at Cork Midsummer Festival. Great play, great performances. Loved it.
‘Earfquake’ by Tyler, The Creator.
Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett at the Ivernia Theatre, Cork, sometime in the early 80’s.
Cafe Muller — Pina Bausch.
Conor (husband) has the radio on his phone all of the time so I catch bits of it that way and sometimes I even listen. I like BBC’s In our Time podcast.
I met Van Morrison at an Amnesty International event. We were playing Molloy by Samuel Beckett at that gig and I was chatting with him about Beckett after the show. I was a little beside myself for a while as I might have played Astral Weeks every day and for the rest of my life, but he was just lovely and we had a good chat.
Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder concerts.
I don’t have to... Cork Midsummer Festival does that for me.
Corks Homeless Drive.
In the words of the great Bruce Lee,” Be water my Friend”.