1. When did you think about acting as a career and what were your first steps into it? After Eamonn Holmes asked me to ring into his Downtown Radio Show in 1987 and said that I could make a career out of this old dear May McFettridge.
IT'S 30 years since The Commitments first burst from the pages of Roddy Doyle's best-selling novel and the celebration of soul continues, as the hugely successful stage-musical adaptation rolls into Belfast.
DAPPER in a sharp black suit and looking more like a friendly bouncer than former singer with world-renowned band, The Drifters' Michael Williams was easy to pick out among the locals hanging out in a Belfast hotel at Friday lunch-time.
1. When did you think about acting as a career and what were your first steps into it? My career started aged 10 at The Lyric Theatre in the chorus of a production of Oliver and the following year I took the title role as Annie.
ENGAGEMENT with the arts has long been considered as an invaluable way to treat some of society's ills and now the mental health and wellbeing of young people in the north is set to be improved by a new bespoke arts programme.
DID you get tickets for Limmy's Belfast debut yet? If not, don't bother trying: both the Glasgow comedian's original date on May 19 and the extra one 'added due to unprecedented demand' on May 20 sold out in under 45 minutes on Wednesday, probably while you were stuck in a meeting, panic-buying crap Christmas presents or shovelling lunch into your face.