on Friday's show.....Alice McDermott chats about the turn-of-the-century Irish Brooklyn she portrays in her latest novel "The Ninth Hour", Carl Austin looks at why "The Wire" was such a ground-breaking tv series and reviews of the latest albums from Jack White, George Ezra and Lissie
A daily magazine programme which looks at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment
RTE Concert Orchestra Conductor David Brophy on a new CD 'Choirs for Christmas' which features the amateur choirs who were finalists in last year's RTE Lyric FM Choirs for Christmas competition and the RTE Concert Orchestra.
Book - 'Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back'
Harvey O'Brien on his latest book 'Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back' which is a study of the action film as an idea and genre. The Publication is a Wallflower book Published by Columbia University Press.
Darryl Jones discusses this week's Classic Movie 'Get Carter', a British crime drama released in 1971.Written & directed by Mike Hodges, it stars Michael Caine as gangster Jack Carter who is investigating the murder of his brother.