David Simon is the American creator, head writer and executive producer behind the hit TV series The Wire. In his writing and his production work he explores the darker side of society. His book, Homicide: A Year in the Killing Streets and co-authored book with Ed Burns, The Corner: A Year in the Life of Inner City Neighborhoods led to the NBC series, Homicide: Life in the Streets. David Simon is been behind the TV miniseries Generation Kill, (studying the invasion of Iraq) Treme (musicians in post-Katrina New Orleans and most recently The Deuce, which looks at the legalisation of the porn industry in 1970’s New York.
THE WIRE David Simon (series creator) and Dominic West (who played McNulty) revisit the Baltimore drama. 12.30PM, June 11th Hennessy Ballroom Stage, Borris House Talk included in Weekend and Day Ticket. Option to purchase individually below.
POTUS 45 The Wire creator David Simon, Independence Day author Richard Ford, and columnist Fintan O’Toole discuss current US politics. 5PM, June 10th The Step House Hotel, Borris Village This talk is not included in Weekend and Day Tickets. Must be purchased separately below.