Arts Interview: Man in the moment

Aidan Gillen's career has been garlanded with successes, but the actor says he's more about the journey than the destination, writes Nadine O'Regan.

21st September, 2013
Aidan Gillen with his terrier, Echo: 'I'm learning all the time.' Picture: Feargal Ward

idan Gillen doesn't want to do an interview in a plush Dublin hotel bar or suite. In an email, he says he would like to meet either at the park or the National Gallery. It seems hard to believe that such a pleasant and simple venue could be an option - usually, stars of Gillen's wattage prefer more controllable hotel environments, with a stern publicist close to hand.

But sure enough, at the appointed time,...

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