Kevin Barry eyes City of Bohane TV series Television / 07 Aug –

Author Kevin Barry has told Oliver Callan on the Ryan Tubridy Show on RTÉ Radio 1 that he is “waiting for white smoke” on his award-winning novel City of Bohane becoming a TV series.

“Set in 2050 in a murderous West of Ireland city”, Barry’s City of Bohane won the International Dublin Literary Award in 2013 with a screen adaptation long anticipated.

“That was picked up to be a film,” said Callan. “Is that still in the works? Is that going to happen?”

“It kind of is,” Barry replied. “Possibly as a TV thing. That’s one of the things I’ve kind of been working at a bit over the last while. So [I’m] waiting for white smoke, but it’s still definitely a possibility. 

“It would lend itself naturally [to television] because it’s very influenced by TV as much as by anything, by shows I was watching when I was writing

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