His plays are produced in every country around the world. It’s time for some serious archival work on him.” Dunbar is hoping that a new play, , written by Brendan’s niece, Janet Behan, and directed by and starring Dunbar in the lead role, might be a first step towards a renewed appreciation.There are Behan experts in international universities, but we seem to have forgotten him here in Ireland. The events, set in one room of the Hotel Chelsea in New York in 1963, take place at the end of Behan’s life as alcoholism and diabetes close in on him.grew up at 5 Anglesea Road, a red-brick, semi-detached late Victorian house in Ballsbridge, Dublin, which Brendan Behan bought for his wife Beatrice in 1959 for IR£1,400.The house came into Paudge Behan's ownership, and he sold it reluctantly for €1.65 million in February 2006.
It was partly thanks to Ruth George finally got to play a proper gig with the band of John Lennon and the Beatles got their gigs at the newly opened Casbah Club, Ruth and his gang of friends were helping Best family decorating. At first his main love was jazz, but after seeing Paul Mc Cartney performing the song “Lend Me Your Comb” in the Casbah Club, was completely crazy about rock and roll and The Beatles.Iris Caldwell: It was George bride when she was 12 and he 14 years, in 1957.Together they enjoyed watching television holding hands. According to Louise, sister of George, they were inseparable until he knew the music. Shortly after the break, Paul and she were couple Ruth Morrison : Ruth was a girl from Liverpool who in 1958 caught the attention of George. Ruth was crazy about him, but he did not I was very concerned about it.Behan has also appeared in the feature films A Man of No Importance (1994), Conspiracy of Silence (2003) and Veronica Guerin (2003), and has taken leading roles in two short films, A Lonely Sky (2006) and Wake Up (2007).He has also auditioned unsuccessfully for Neighbours and popular UK black comedy, Doctors.