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    Actor Aaron Eckhart

    Hollywood Actor Aaron Eckhart discusses his new film 'Olympus has Fallen' with Evelyn O'Rourke. The film is released in Ireland on Friday 19th April.

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    Michael Haneke Documentary

    A new documentary called 'Michael H. Profession: Director' is being shown at the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin's Smithfield for three nights from Saturday April 6th. The website is www.lighthousecinema.ie. Darryl Jones discusses the work of Michael Haneke with Seán Rocks.

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    Theatre - Wild Thing

    'Oliver Reed: Wild Thing' opens at the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire on the 24th of April and then tours the country until the 25th of May. For venues and dates go to www.olliereedtheplay.co.uk. Actor/Co-writer Rob Crouch and Oliver Reed's son Mark join Evelyn O'Rourke.

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    Author Patrick Ness

    Patrick Ness on his novel 'The Crane Wife' in which the main character, George Duncan, helps an injured great crane, an action which changes his life. The Publishers are Canongate.

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    Reginald D.Hunter

    Comedian Reginald D.Hunter on his Irish tour entitled 'In the midst of Crackers'. The website for tour dates is www.reginalddhunter.com.

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    Book: Ziggology - A Brief History Of Ziggy Stardust

    Simon Goddard on his book 'Ziggyology - A Brief History Of Ziggy Stardust' which charts the development of David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust character from the very beginning to his final glam rock incarnation. The Publishers are Ebury Press.

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    Classic Movie - Jaws

    Diane Negra discusses this week's Classic Movie 'Jaws' with Seán Rocks. The film was released in 1975 and Directed by Steven Spielberg.

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    Film - Good Vibrations

    Tony Clayton-Lea on the film 'Good Vibrations' which is about the Belfast record store of the same name, run by Terry Hooley, which kept going through the Troubles. The film is released on Friday March 29th.

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    Author Rupert Thomson

    Rupert Thomson discusses his latest book 'Secrecy' with Seán Rocks. The book is set in 17th Century Florence, a city that is rife with corruption and decay. The Publishers are Granta.

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    Aiden Grennelle - 'David Bowie Is'

    Irish graphic designer Aiden Grennelle on his screen print which is included in a retrospective of the life and work of David Bowie 'David Bowie Is'. The exhibition opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London this weekend. The website is www.vam.ac.uk.

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