Competition: Win ‘Quirke’ on DVD

Quirke 2D Pack Shot

Based on the books by Benjamin Black (pseudonym of award-winning Irish writer John Banville), Quirke is a new series adapted by screenwriters Andrew Davies and Conor McPherson and starring Gabriel Byrne in the title role.

The series is a co-production between BBC Drama Production and Dublin-based companies Element Pictures and Tyrone Productions.

Thanks to the good people at Element we have a DVD to give away, which features the three feature-length episodes, ‘Christine Falls’, ‘The Silver Swan’ and ‘Elegy for April’.

To be in with a chance of winning, answer the following question:

Who plays Judge Garret Griffin in Quirke?

Email your answer to before Monday, 10th March when the winner will be selected by the drinking and smoking Film Ireland hat and notified by email.

With a combined running time of 270 minutes, the double disc DVD of Quirke will be available to buy on 7th March from select stores nationwide, including: Tesco, HMV, Xtra-vision, Golden Discs and Tower Records (Dublin).

Quirke DVD is also available to buy online from