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THE BOOK SHOW This week on The Book Show we discuss book to film adaptations, look at the novel Gone With The Wind after 75 years since the film adaptation and talk to Biyi Bandele on his career as a novelist and playwright as well as directing and adapting Half of a Yellow Sun for the big screen and Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart for the stage.
THE HISTORY SHOW Myles Dungan and guests explore the history of attitudes to dancing after Independence. What was to emerge gives us a fascinating insight into attitudes to sex, sensuality and sin in Irish society.
DRAMA ON ONE Two plays in a special for Seachtain na Gaeilge
CEILI HOUSE A special three hour gala concert for St. Patrick's weekend live from the National Concert Hall, Dublin with the Céilí House All-Stars, The Bonnymen and many more - a feast of the best of traditional music and song presented by Kieran Hanrahan
IN CONCERT Hermitage Green have crammed a lot of gigs into two years - about 500 in 5 continents. Their carefully honed live set has been captured for posterity in the form of a live album, recorded at Whelans' in Dublin last October. The five-piece Hermitage Green formed in July 2010 in what started out as a spontaneous jam session between friends and soon developed in to a strong acoustic outfit with an original sound for which the band have credited their contrasting musical tastes.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY MISCELLANY St Patrick’s Day Miscellany Special includes a selection of Irish themed short writing and music.
DON’T QUOTE ME! Don't Quote Me! returns to RTÉ Radio 1 with award winning comedian Sean Hughes and his guests Jason Byrne, Nial Conlan, Fiona Looney and Karl Spain discussing and exploring the famous, controversial and celebrated quotes about Ireland; being Irish and what the rest of the world thinks of Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day 2014.
BOOK ON ONE This week’s Book on One marks the 50th anniversary of the death of writer Brendan Behan. Throughout the week, listeners to the Book on One will hear excerpts from Behan’s autobiographical book, ‘Borstal Boy’.
LIVELINE Discussion and debate with Audrey Carville.
CALLAN’S KICKS Oliver Callan returns with his weekly satirical swipe at well known faces in the worlds of entertainment, politics and sport.