An Irishman Abroad

Eva O’Connor: Episode 214

October 21, 2017


Eva O’Connor is an award winning Irish playwright, actor and producer with an extraordinary story to tell. This week she sat down with Jarlath to speak about her battle with an eating disorder (12:00) and her perspective on the sexism that women have to endure in the entertainment industry (3:00). Eva explains the place that her BBC3 show Overshadowed has in the modern world’s social media culture and the incredible reaction that it has received from the public (52:00). 

From her involvement in the Repeal the 8th movement as an artist and activist (41:00) to how we are shutting working class people out of the arts (28:00), this is a truly inspirational conversation with one of Ireland’s true artistic talents.

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