Arts Interview: Shine on, Mr Sheen

Martin Sheen is here again, riding the bus, charming everyone he meets, wearing his faith on his sleeve and lunching with a real president, writes Nadine O'Regan.

11th March, 2012
Arts Interview: Shine on, Mr Sheen
Martin Sheen: 'Martin Scorsese is just one of my favourite people . . . I would trick him all the time with practical jokes'. Photo: Corbis

Expensive, smelly and not as regular as you'd like, there are not many obvious advantages to the public transport system in Ireland.

But here's something to shout about: one day, if you're very lucky, you might find yourself on the bus with Hollywood A-lister Martin Sheen as your seat companion.

"I go on the bus all the time," Sheen laughs, as he leans forward in his chair in a cavernous suite in the Merrion Hotel,...

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