Tuesday 30th August

"Narcos" on Netflix

Abie Philbin Bowman with a guide to the Netflix series “Narcos”, a drama based on the life of notorious Columbian crime lord Pablo Escobar; season 2 starts this Friday

Monday 29th August

Viggo Mortensen, star of "Captain Fantastic"

Abie Philbin Bowman chatted to actor Viggo Mortensen about his lead role in the family drama film “Captain Fantastic”

Preview: tv mini-series "The Night Of"

Declan Burke previews the new 8-part HBO/Sky Atlantic crime series “The Night Of”, starring John Turturro which starts on Thursday 1st September

Thursday 25th August

Film reviews

Gavin Burke and Arlene Hunt review “War Dogs”, “Julieta” and “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”

Wednesday 24th August

"A Date For Mad Mary", directed by Darren Thornton

Darren Thornton, director and co-writer of new Irish film “A Date For Mad Mary” (adapted from the play ‘10 Dates With Mad Mary’ by Yasmine Akram)

Monday 22nd August

Preview of autumn schedule on RTÉ Television

Abie Philbin Bowman previews the highlights of the autumn season on RTÉ Television

50th anniversary of "Cathy Come Home"

Ruth Barton marks the 50th anniversary of the ground-breaking BBC tv drama by Ken Loach, “Cathy Come Home”

Friday 19th August

A profile of Pedro Almodóvar

Tony Tracy profiles the Spanish film-maker Pedro Almodóvar

Thursday 18th August

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Mark Ryall review “David Brent: Life On The Road”, “Swallows & Amazons” and “The Childhood Of A Leader”

Wednesday 17th August

Elaine May retrospective at the Irish Film Institute

Alice Butler of the Irish Film Institute chats about their upcoming retrospective on the work of comedian/actor/writer/director Elaine May Full details:



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