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Thursday 16th February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Michael Colgan reveals his farewell programme at the Gate Theatre, Philip Pullman to release a new trilogy, Benedict Cumberbatch to star in adaptation of Ian McEwan novel ...

Wednesday 15th February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - major new tv drama about the US presidential election is planned, tv writer Stefanie Preissner has signed a book deal, poet Stephen James Smith unveils a love ...

Tuesday 7th February

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Cecilia Ahern joins prestigious American talent agency, Irish interest in votes by readers of film magazine for the Empire Award, Salman Rushdie's latest novel will be ...

Friday 3rd February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Ed Sheeran urges fans to avoid ticket touts, Irish actors cast in new Peter Jackson series of sci-fi films, Orwell's "1984" heading for Broadway

Thursday 2nd February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Graham Norton will write a second novel, no extra date for Ed Sheeran whose 3 Arena concerts in April sold out in minutes, Denis Villeneuve to ...

Tuesday 24th January

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - good news for Irish in today's Oscar nominees and Academy makes changes as a result of 'Oscars So White' controversy, Amazon announce a literary prize ...

Friday 20th January

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Michael Flatley defends decision to perform at Trump inauguration while high-profile public protests continue, Irish actor Emmet Kirwan overwhelmed at positive response to his short ...

Thursday 19th January

Arts News

with Alan Corr - acts confirmed to play Donald Trump inauguration tomorrow, unusual emoji role for Patrick Stewart in a new animated film

Wednesday 18th January

Arts News

with Alan Corr - programme launched for 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival, changes ahead to Irish library books suppliers, Irish architects voted curators at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Tuesday 17th January

Arts News

with Alan Corr - female characters only have 27% of dialogue in films of 2016, producer of Amy Winehouse documentary in talks to make documentary about Tony Blair

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