Barry Norman talks films in Letterkenny

Barry Norman is to give a talk about his favourite films at An Grianan, Letterkenny on Sunday, April 1.

Barry Norman is to give a talk about his favourite films at An Grianan, Letterkenny on Sunday, April 1.

Known to millions as an outstanding film critic, Barry Norman was the go-to movie man for a generation. From 1972 to 1998, he ruled the British TV airways with his unique Film… series on BBC. His insight into the industry and its movers and shakers is second to none.

With a front-seat view and backstage pass, Barry had unique access to a golden era of film-making. Now he’s making a lightning-stop visit to Ireland taking in just seven venues to talk about his life and career.

He will show extracts from his all-time favourite films. The list is an eclectic one and Barry will talk about the merits of each movie and the stars who worked on them. There are some fascinating anecdotes and rare insights into the movie industry.

Barry’s list of all-time greats includes classics like Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, and The Godfather as well as a few surprises.