Amy Schumer: wowed by Dublin as her memoir hits the shelves this week

Amy Schumer: Dublin "A Dream Come True"

15.15 On stage last night at 3Arena, Amy Schumer declared that her Dublin gig was "A dream come true" and she spoke of her love for Dublin.

Hisham Matar (photo Diana Matar)

Hisham Matar's The Return: in search of a father

17.15 Hisham Matar's memoir of of family life and exile in Tripoli, Cairo, Nairobi and London is a moving meditation on loss, while offering a fascinating insight into the cruelties of life under the tyrannical Qadaffi regime.

Emma Suárez plays the forlorn, melancholy Julieta, the mother figure in an engrossing tale of family estrangement

Julieta marks Almodóvar's return to form

25 Aug Based on three short stories by Alice Munro, with locations transferred from Canada to Spain, Julieta spans thirty years in the life of its titular character. It marks a return to form for director Pedro Almodóvar after the caper comedy I'm So Excited.

Oscar Wilde: Tóibín follows in his footsteps at Reading

Tóibín to read De Profundis at Reading Jail

13.26 In October, author Colm Tóibín will read Oscar Wilde's De Profundis in its entirely at Reading Jail, where the playwright and writer Oscar Wilde once served a notorious two-year prison sentence.

The Last Days of Summer - Dark and gripping debut from American novelist Vanessa Ronan.

Vanessa Ronan's debut The Last Days of Summer

12.29 After a 10-year prison sentence, Jasper Curtis returns home to a small town where nothing is forgotten, let alone forgiven. Grace Keane is hugely impressed by Vanessa Ronan's debut, The Last Days of Summer.

Ryan Tubridy returns with The Late Late Show

TV Preview: Ten shows you shouldn't miss

26 Aug John Byrne's essential telly for the coming week includes new dramas Smalltown, Victoria and HBO's The Night of, the return of The X Factor, and a documentary series looking at Ireland's health service. Oh, and The Late Late's back too.

Britney Spears and James Corden belt out the hits together

'Anita D**k'. Britney reveals saucy alias to Corden

26 Aug Britney Spears may have been trolled mercilessly on Twitter after the teaser for her Carpool Karaoke segment appeared to show her lip-synching to her own song, Toxic - but she's put those criticisms to bed with the release of the full video