BONO and The Edge have teamed up with David Letterman to shoot a Saint Patrick’s Day special that the American television legend is planning to show on Ireland in the United States on St. Patrick’s Day.
melda May, Brian Kennedy and Glen Hansard also joined the U2 duo in a concert at McDaid’s pub in central Dublin this week for St. Patrick’s Day.
Bono and The Edge entered through the back door of the Westbury Hotel, then was taken quickly through the building and toward the nearby pub, which was closed for the day of production.
Letterman has been in Dublin for the past few days filming scenes for his Irish-themed show, which is scheduled to run on a US-based streaming service.
The 75-year-old went to Glasthule in south Dublin earlier in the week, where he met fishmonger Peter Caviston, who showed Letterman some products from his famous restaurant and shop in the seaside town.
Letterman and his crew were also spotted this week filming at St Patrick’s Cathedral and the U2-owned Clarence Hotel, while he also interviewed drag queen Panti Bliss.
Bono and The Edge also performed for a select audience at the Ambassador Theater on Wednesday night, where Letterman’s camera crew also filmed.
Letterman, now bearded, is best known in the US for his late-night talk shows that he presented for 33 years from 1982 to 2015. U2 has been several times a guest on Late Night Talk with David Letterman .
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He’s also a TV producer and recently hosted the Netflix series My Next Visitor Needs No Introduction with David Letterman.
The former talk show host hosted the Oscars in 1995 and had to take a break from television in 2000 due to heart surgery.
Married twice and a father of one, in 2009 he claimed that he was the victim of an extortion case by a person who threatened to reveal his affair with several employees. his.
A TV producer was later arrested and jailed for conspiracy to extort money. Letterman joined his talk show and confirmed that he had some issues, while apologizing to his wife and staff.
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