Has over 1 x million listeners to his podcast
- No 1 bestseller Book in Ireland
- Frontman with Rubberbandits as seen on Trainspotting Movie ( T2)
- BBC – Hosted his own TV show ( see BBC i-player)
- Listen to Spike LEE + Blindboy Podcast here https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-spike-lee-joint-full-of-boldy/id1300577518?i=1000418258227
- Radio times international list the biggest podcasts in the world, he Joins the top list http://www.radiotimes.com/news/radio/2018-03-20/the-38-best-podcasts-you-need-to-listen-to-right-now/
Currently available for all Event types like ;
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- Creativity + Positivity + Mental Health
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The Blindboy Podcast is a storytelling podcast in the Irish tradition of the Seanchaí. Seamlessly Intertwining history, fiction, cultural critique, and politics into a relaxing form the author calls “The podcast hug”.
With humble beginnings as a short-term tool to promote his first book, over the past two years, this podcast has grown to international success with listenership reaching one million per month.
Blindboy is a best-selling author of fiction, who has written two collections of short stories. He has over a decade of experience writing for television, having made shows for BBC, ITV, Channel 4, MTV, and RTE.
He is also a songwriter, musician, and producer with his group the Rubberbandits, who have amassed over 100 million youtube views and have toured the world as a theatre act.
The Blindboy podcast is the creative summation of all these experiences
Blindboy is also an academic, having completed a master’s degree in 2015 in creative practice and the social environment. He draws upon this to democratize topics such as art, psychology, politics, science, and music. Offering a unique and humorous insight into issues that are perceived to be complex Mental health is a frequent topic on the Blindboy podcast.
Blindboy is a longtime mental health activist and has always used his platform to speak about his own struggles with anxiety and depression. He uses the podcast to investigate theories of psychotherapy such as CBT, and Transactional analysis, and how to apply them in a simple way to our own lives.
And finally, his live podcast shows, From Toronto to London, to Sydney to Galway, live podcasts are consistently sold out affairs where he captivates his audiences in a quietened intimate atmosphere. Drawing from his years of live performance experience, Blindboy can make a crowd of 1200 feel as though they are in a small room with only a handful of others.
He reads from his book, and he speaks with a guest. It is not an interview, but rather an intimate chat that seeks to replicate a private conversation in a public space through the language of theatre.
These live shows are spontaneously endearing and heartwarmingly engaging, there’s usually something in here for everyone to enjoy. Sometimes he may have a guest who is a person with an interesting life story to tell, and other times he might interview a person who is an expert in their field.
Notable past guests are Spike Lee, Bernadette Devlin, and authors Kevin Barry and Roddy Doyle.
In 2019 His book “boulevard wren and other stories” was a bestseller. He released his TV series “Blindboy undestroys the world” on BBC. As well as the continued and thundering success of the blindly podcast online and as a live show.