Not Just For Christmas


AD2012030920140708It was always Danny and Jimmy, Jimmy and Danny. They were blood brothers, inseparable, them against the world - until the one big row that drove them apart. Now twenty years on Jimmy is on the phone, he wants to meet. Jimmy wants to make his peace with his estranged brother, even if it involves a little white lie or two...

Regarded as one of Ireland's most influential contemporary writers Roddy Doyle shot to fame with his novels The Commitments, The Van, (Booker shortlisted) and The Snapper. These were closely followed by his novel Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha which won the Booker. As well as his numerous best-selling novels, he has written for both television and film including When Brendan Met Trudy and the Oscar nominated short film New Boy.

Producer/Director Gemma McMullan.


Danny....Simon Delaney

Jim....Michael McElhatton

Karen....Barbara Bergin

Barman....Gerry O'Brien

Billy Dunne....Miche Doherty

Billy Dunne's Girlfriend....Deirdre O'Kane

Teen Danny....Sam Keeley

Teen Jimmy....Donal Gallery

Young Danny....Adam Brown

Young Jimmy....Scott Graham

Kay....Seainin Brennan

Father....Paul Kennedy

Estranged brothers Danny and Jimmy are about to meet for the first time in 20 years.