5 | Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs with Sinéad Burke

Academic and writer Sinéad Burke of Minnie Mélange joins Alan and Sarah Maria Griffin to talk about the many ways in which Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs has been a part of her life.

We talk about pantos, romantic gestures, Sinéad’s amazing parents and family, the Poll Tax, Alternative Miss Ireland, Willow, Representations of little people in the media, making some of the seven dwarfs female, female friendship in Disney films, The George, Pantibliss, Peter Dinklage, Warwick Davis, Pierce Brosnan, Pixels, Snow White and the Huntsman, Maureen Grant, The Olympia, how casting people of average height as little people is stupid and offensive, and loads and loads about Sinéad Burke and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

And as promised in the episode here’s Sinéad’s GCN cover

Sinéad Burke's GCN Cover - HeadStuff.org
Sinéad Burke as Minnie Mélange on the cover of GCN
Sinéad Burke bringing a message of peace as Snow White
Sinéad Burke bringing a message of peace as Snow White

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