Life in Lockdown – Siobhan McSweeney

1st April 2021, 12am

The Irish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith is pleased to present the first interview in our mini-series “Life in Lockdown”. Joining resident ICC interviewer, Anne Flaherty, for the first episode is actor, writer, presenter, activist and great friend of the Irish Cultural Centre – Siobhán McSweeney. The interview will be available to view on this page from 7pm on April 1st.

In this interview Siobhán and Anne discuss a wide range of topics including Siobhán’s acting career from Derry Girls to the National Theatre, her role as presenter of the Great Pottery Throw Down, her visit to a writing retreat, her ongoing work as an activist and in particular her experience of lockdown. Tune in to find out how a trip to the theatre even saved Siobhán’s life!This interview will have you laughing, crying and hopeful for the future. We hope you enjoy!

The episode is available to watch now across our social media and website.  It can also be downloaded as a podcast on all major podcast apps.

This mini-series forms part of the Irish Cultural Centre’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations and launches the donation campaign to support our return following a year of lockdown. The ICC hopes to open its doors as quickly and as safely as possible when allowed to do so. All donations will assist us in continuing to deliver high quality content and in supporting our community for the future.

Please text ICC 5, ICC 10, or ICC 25 to 70450 to donate £5, £10, or £25. Or visit to donate online.