Barry Norman comes to town

Barry Norman, the ultimate authority on movies, has interviewed most of the best loved stars of the silver screen.

Barry Norman, the ultimate authority on movies, has interviewed most of the best loved stars of the silver screen.

Later this season Longford will get the unique opportunity to join him at Backstage for a highly amusing evening where he reveals the secrets of the stars and their antics on and off screen.

These sensational secrets of celluloid stars are revealed in his show Favourite FilmsBarry Norman, CBE – the icon of the small screen talks about the icons of the silver screen in his show An Audience with Barry Norman – and why not – memoirs of a film lover.

As presenter of the BBC’s cinema review for 26 years, Barry Norman became a household name.

This is a unique opportunity for theatre going film lovers to meet the man who has so many great stories to tell of the rich and famous film actors and their antics both on and off screen.

Hear the true story behind Richard Burton’s claim in his diary that his wife, Elizabeth Taylor, had “reduced me to tears, repented and given me a kiss”. Nonsense! What really happened was... Well, turn up and find out.

Plus other stories about Robert De Niro, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ewan McGregor, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger and, as they say in the movie blurbs, a cast of hundreds.

An unmissable night, in the company of a movie critic legend, at Backstage on Tuesday April 3, 2012. Tickets €18/€16 available on 043 33 47888, from Farrell & Coy in Longford Town or online on www.backsage.ie