Monday 1st April

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.

Tuesday 26th March

Clive Davis - 'The Soundtrack of my Life'

Jim Carroll discusses the book Clive Davis "The Soundtrack of My Life" which is out now and published by Simon & Schuster. Davis was instrumental in the careers of artists such as Janis Joplin and Whitney Houston.

Book: Disney's Most Notorious Film

John Byrne discusses the book 'Disney's Most Notorious Film: Race, Convergence, and the Hidden Histories of Song of the South' with Seán Rocks. Song of the South was made in 1946 and little is known about it. The Author is Jason Sperb and the Publishers are Texas University Press.

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.

Monday 25th March

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.

Friday 22nd March

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.

Thursday 21st March

Live Music - Ana Gog

Ana Gog perform 'The Deep Familiar' and 'Hello Magpie' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks - the band's new album is 'Making Trails' - their website is www.anagogmusic.com

Wednesday 20th March

Live Music - Ghost Trio

Ghost Trio (Iarla O'Lionáird, Cleek Schrey and Ivan Goff) perform live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The trio are currently on tour - www.musicnetwork.ie for full details.

Tuesday 19th March

Political Comedians

Abie Philbin-Bowman on an Irish political cabinet made up entirely of Irish stand-up comedians.

The Beatles - Please Please Me

Tony Clayton-Lea on 50 years of the album 'Please Please Me' by The Beatles.



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