Bright Side of The Road – James Joyce Bloomsday Preview (June 2022)

8th June 2022, 12am


To get you all prepared for the ICC’s “BLOOMS 2022 CELEBRATIONS”, we bring you this fab short film, featuring some of the guests who were on our recent radio show “Bright Side Of The Road” which is broadcast monthly on London’s most exciting Independent radio station, – Portobello Radio!

In this film you will see the show’s host, Piers Thompson, talking to some of the artists who will soon be performing at the ICC, during Bloom’s Month!

Among them is the great Irish actor Frank Grimes – watch him here, doing a clip from his James Joyce show, “… the he & the she of it”! And get ready to be mesmerised by the phenomenal Irish actress, Veronica Quilligan, performing Joyce’s famous soliloquy ‘Molly Bloom’!


The highlight of this film is when Piers talks to Irish Artist Aidan Hickey about his exhibition “Painting Ulysses”, which comprises of 18 magnificent paintings, depicting each of the 18 Episodes in Joyce’s novel!

Piers also talks to the acclaimed Dublin Film Maker, Sé Merry Doyle, about his up and coming screening of his film ‘James Joyce – Reluctant Groom”, which stars the Irish Poet Niall McDevitt.

This Short Film was Directed and Edited by Sé Merry Doyle 

To listen to this Radio Show, “Bright Side Of The Road’, or any of the previous episodes got to go to ICC’s MixCloud.