Arts Life – Paddy Jenkins

What I do:

I am an actor.

Favourite café:

The last time I visited Cork almost every day I ate in the Gourmet Sausage Cafe in the centre of town.

Current listening:

Bon Ivor.

The last gig I attended:

ABC at the West Belfast Féile.

The last book I read:

Life by Keith Richards.

My last trip to the theatre:

It was a very unmemorable experience, you can’t win ’em all.

The last exhibition I attended:

The Titanic, Belfast.

My favourite film:


My favourite writer/artist/musician:

Van Morrison.

My favourite work of art:

The Universe.

My favourite venue:

The Grand Opera House, Belfast.

The writer/artist/musician I would most like to meet:

I think Robert de Nero would give you his time if he had some.

Bio: Paddy Jenkins appears in The Titanic Boys at Cork Opera House from August 28 to September 1. He is one of Northern Ireland’s best loved actors, having worked in the theatre for over 30 years, and has starred in numerous plays in the Grand Opera House, The Lyric Theatre and Arts theatre.


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