Tuesday 6th September

A history of "Ben Hur"

Tony Tracy looks back at the various film versions of the biblical epic “Ben Hur”, traces its roots from book to screen and assesses how the 2016 version will compare

Thursday 1st September

Film reviews

Sarah Griffin and Simon Maher review “Café Society”, “A Date For Mad Mary” and “Things To Come”

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

Jesse Eisenberg, star of "Café Society"

Jesse Eisenberg chats about his role in the new Woody Allen film “Café Society” and his other projects in television and theatre

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”



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