After beginning the search for a cast in the show’s hometown of Dublin, The Commitments returns home once again for its official launch in Ireland today. This initial pre-sale will run for 4 days before The Commitments launches in the UK on Tuesday 23rd April. To celebrate, the Irish Independent is giving away a free copy of the best-selling book by Roddy Doyle with every purchase of Saturday’s paper.
The Cast Close Children in Need!
On Friday 15 November, the cast of The Commitments closed the show on BBC1′s Children in Need 2013. The whole band were there to support the fantastic cause, and performed brilliant renditions of Mustang Sally and Try A Little Tenderness. Even Nick Grimshaw was left speechless by their performance. Click here to see the performance (and scroll to 3 hours 12 mins). Enjoy!
The Cast Perform On ITV1′s This Morning
The cast of The Commitments performed a thrilling rendition of Try A Little Tenderness on ITV1′s This Morning. Click here to see their performance, they are on 1 hour and 23 mins in.
Roddy Doyle talks to Jools Holland about The Commitments
Roddy appeared on Later with Jools Holland on Friday to talk about The Commitments musical and his new novel The Guts. Click here to watch the interview, he is on at 15 mins 30 secs.