Bloomsday – Suzi Feay reviews ‘Falling Through the Universe’, Declan Gorman’s adaptation of Joyce’s short story, ‘The Dead’ at the ICC on June 16th.

27th June 2023, 12am

Those of you who came to The Irish Cultural Centre on BLOOMSDAY June 16th 2023, to see the World Premiere of the play “Falling Through The Universe” will know what a powerful, moving, enthralling and unforgettable production it truly was. Written and performed by the gifted actor -storyteller Declan Gorman, the play is a beautiful adaptation of James Joyce’s famous Short Story “THE DEAD”. Here you can see the Arts Journalist Suzi Feay review the play and she also gives her fascinating insight into James Joyce and his annual day celbrating his masterpiece Ulysses – ‘Bloomsday’.

To watch more video reviews by Suzi go to her YouTube Channel Suzisbookbag or find her on twitter @suzisbookbag – ENJOY!!!!

Suzi Feay is a London-based literary journalist with a particular interest in fiction and poetry, writing regularly for The Independent, The Guardian and The Financial Times, among others. A regular reviewer and broadcaster, She has had stories and poems published in The London Magazine, Magma and Poetry Review and she has read her work at the South Bank and the Working Men’s College in Camden. Suzi teaches journalism to creative writing students at Brunel University.

She has taken part in many literary events at festivals including Latitude, Wilderness, Althorp, Bath, Harrogate, Plymouth, Cheltenham, Brighton and the South Bank. Staged interviews include: Martin Amis, Bret Easton Ellis, Sarah Waters, Barbara Kingsolver, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Edward St Aubyn, Sarah Hall, Justin Cartwright, DBC Pierre, Peter Ackroyd, Barbara Trapido, Ali Smith, Yann Martel, Michael Cunningham, Andrea Levy, Alan Warner, David Baddiel, Richard E Grant and Graham Swift.

Print interviews include Ian McEwan, Roger McGough, Margaret Atwood, Nick Cave, Beryl Bainbridge, Pedro Almodovar, Christopher Lee and Jackie Chan. Suzi is a member of the Authors Club (London) and Chair of the Books Section of the Critics Circle.