Saturday, October 13, 2007

Belfast Screenwriter and Director supports TLMP

Pearse Elliott was born and raised in West Belfast, and his writing strongly reflects his community. He came to prominence in 1995 when he won the BBC Young Playwrights' Festival Award. In 2003 he completed Pulling Moves, a groundbreaking, ten-part comedy series, and the first of its kind to be set in Northern Ireland. Elliot has travelled extensively and lived for a number of years in the USA. His writing includes radio, television drama and Cinema, His screenwriting includes Man About Dog, Shrooms, and The Mighty Celt which he also directed and starring Gillian Anderson (X-Files) and Robert Carlyle (Trainspotting, The Full Monty)

"Murals are reflective of history and the people's narrative, this should be a no brainer, but somehow it isn't - why?"

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