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Roddy Doyle And Roy Keane To Pen Motivational Book, "The Second Half"

By Michael West | 17th January 2014

The Booker prize-winning author of The Commitments, Roddy Doyle, is to team up with former Manchester United captain Roy Keane for a motivational memoir which "re-evaluates the meaning of success."Roy Keane's 2002 autobiography is one...

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Roddy Doyle's 'The Commitments,' A Raucous West End Debut Success

By Lauren James | 10th October 2013

The Commitments has premiered in London's West End, bringing a whirlwind of musical joy and vibrant staging to the nation's capital. Based on the 1987 novel by Irish writer Roddy Doyle, the story follows a...

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Want To Know Why It Took 'The Commitments' 25 Years To Get To The West End?

By Michael West | 24th April 2013

The Commitments, the hugely successful and popular film by Sir Alan Parker based on the bestselling book the same name, is heading to the stage. The story of working-class Dubliners who form an unlikely soul...

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The Commitments To Be Brought To The Stage At Long Last!

By Joe Wilde | 23rd April 2013

The Commitments, quite possibly one of the best British/Irish films in recent years, is being brought to the stage by it's creator Roddy Doyle a quarter of a century after it was first published in...

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Roddy Doyle Taking 'The Commitments: The Saviours Of Soul' To London's West End

By Hayley Avron | 23rd April 2013

Inspired by the Franki Valli musical Jersey Boys, Roddy Doyle is taking a version of his book the Commitments to the West End stage, Sky News reports today (April 23, 2013). The book tells the...

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