A familiar father figure

A familiar father figure
Simon Delaney as Jimmy Rabbitte sr in The Snapper at the Gate

Becoming ‘the most quoted Irish dad in history’ is a big job for Simon Delaney, but he feels at home playing Jimmy Rabbitte sr at the Gate’s new production of The Snapper.

Simon Delaney is nervous. The well-known actor and TV presenter has just stepped out of rehearsals, a few hours away from opening night at the Gate, where he’s starring as Jimmy Rabbitte sr in Roddy Doyle’s The Snapper.

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