Episode 687: Daryl McCormack, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
In Creative Company
Q&A on the Fox Searchlight film Good Luck to You, Leo Grande with actor Daryl McCormack. Moderated by Mara Webster, In Creative Company.Retired widow Nancy Stokes hires a good-looking young sex worker called Leo Grande, in the hope of enjoying a night of pleasure and self-discovery after an unfulfilling married life.
On today’s episode we have actor Daryl McCormack starring in "Good Luck to You Leo Grand" alongside Emma Thompson which had great success in the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. They talk about the importance of kindness and relationships within the industry, allowing yourself to step into big opportunities, and finding a piece of yourself in every role. Keep an eye out for "Good Luck To You Leo Grand" on Hulu as well as catching him in "Peaky Blinders" on Netflix.
Daryl McCormack joins Jarlath this week to talk about his fascinating life and career. Daryl opens up about growing up different in Nenagh, how the challenges moulded him and the impact that the community had on his life. Daryl speaks about working alongside Alec Baldwin in his latest movie Pixie and how he struggled to keep a straight face with Dylan Moran on set. Jarlath digs into his experiences of imposter syndrome while starring in Peaky Blinders, his current Amazon series The Wheel of Time and his thoughts on the ‘it’ factor. There’s also Jarlath’s now-famous “Lightning Round” and much more. This is just a taster. To hear also gain access to the entire back-catalogue of over 400 Irishman Abroad episodes that are not available on iTunes for just the price of a pint every month visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad Supplementary research provided by John Meagher. Our charity partner is jigsawonline.ie. In these tricky times, Jigsaw provides a range of resources, advice and care for your people to help them strengthen their mental health and the skills needed to navigate life. Please visit their website and consider making a donation. For updates on future episodes and live shows follow @jarlath on Twitter, visit www.jigser.com or email the show directly on firstname.lastname@example.org. Disclaimer: All materials contained within this podcast are copyright protected. Third party reuse and/or quotation in whole or in part is prohibited unless direct credit and/or hyperlink to the Irishman Abroad podcast is clearly and accurately provided.