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    Helen Mirren - Hitchcock

    Alan Corr talks to Actress Helen Mirren about her new film 'Hitchcock' co-starring Anthony Hopkins.

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    Loves

    Harpist Laoise Kelly chooses the music of Llio Rhydderch. Laoise will be performing later this month - www.laoisekelly.ie for dates and details.

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    Abie Philbin-Bowman

    With the success of Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Abie Philbin-Bowman looks at why politics and politicians matter.

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    What's On

    Edel Coffey with a look at what's on around the country in the worlds of arts and entertainment.

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    What's On

    A look at what's on around the country in the worlds of arts and entertainment with Edel Coffey.

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    Delia Murphy - I'll live 'till I Die

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the Delia Murphy show 'I'll live 'till I die' which will be staged at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday February 7th -www.thelinenhall.com.

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    Film - The Blue Angel

    John Byrne discusses 'The Blue Angel' starring Marlene Dietrich which is released by Masters of Cinema and is on Blu-Ray and DVD now.

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    Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

    Harvey O'Brien previews this year's Jameson Dublin International Film Festival -www.jdiff.com.

    Harvey O’Brien’s Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2013 Recommendations:

    Blancanieves - Savoy Cinema - Saturday 16th of February 11am.

    The King of Pigs - Cineworld - Monday 18th of February 9pm.

    Irish Film Board shorts - Wednesday 20th of February Lighthouse Cinema 610pm.

    The War of the Roses - Savoy Cinema - Friday the 22nd of February.

    Shampoo - Lighthouse Cinema - Sunday the 17th of February at 12pm – Robert Towne will attend the screening.

    Dario Marianelli: Film composer is at the National Concert Hall on Tuesday the 19th February at 8pm.

    West of Memphis - Cineworld – Friday the 22nd February 6pm.

    Silent films – Spies (Spione) – Sunday 17th February Lighthouse Cinema at 820pm

    Cops & One Week (Buster Keaton Double Bill) – Sunday 24th February IFI at 1pm

    (Full listings on www.jdiff.com)

     

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    Actor Sonya Kelly

    Actor Sonya Kelly on what she gets up to when she's not acting - Bikyam yoga, apparently.

    Sonya's show 'The Wheelchair on my Face' is at the Ennis Book Club Festival on March 3rd, Garter Lane in Waterford on March 8th & 9th and Hawkswell Sligo on March 21st - www.fishamble.com for full details.

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    Georges Melies - A Trip To The Moon

    One of the most important films ever made - now one hundred and 11 years ago, is 'A Trip To The Moon' by Georges Melies. It is 16 minutes long and was made only six years after the birth of film. John Byrne on Georges Melies 'A Trip to the Moon' which is available now on DVD.

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