This week we have delved into the Irishman Abroad archives to treat the listeners to a re-release of Jarlath’s interview with Chris O’Dowd, which, until now, was only available through the Irishman Abroad app. In one of the biggest hits of the series to date, Chris discusses his journey from the basement setting of the UCD Drama Society to Hollywood. Through a series of fascinating and hilarious stories, Chris explains how his career hinges on the stealing of a single fax (26:00), how he once managed to blag a job running a bar in Paris (14:00) before opening up about being unable to afford his cable bill after Bridesmaids was released (46:00). This conversation is truly one of the highlights of the show to date and is not to be missed.
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