Peter Sheridan speaks about his long struggle with alcohol which was on-going with his career in the arts.


Peter Sheridan was born in Dublin in 1952.


His plays include Paint it Black (1971); No Entry (1976); Women at Work ([co-author Jim Sheridan] 1976); The Liberty Suit ([co-author Manix Flynn] 1977); Emigrants (1978); Diary of a Hungerstrike (1982); The Rock and Roll Show (1982); Shades of the Jellywoman (Part One) (1986) and Finders Keepers (2004).

His books include the memoirs 44, Dublin Made Me (London, Viking, 1999); 47 Roses (Viking, 2002); and one novel, Big Fat Love (Dublin, Tivoli, 2003). He has also published Old Money, New Money (Dublin, New Island Books, Open Door Series II, 2000).

He lives in Dublin.

‘God Send Sunday’

This interview was broadcast on God Send Sunday on 30th March 2008.

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