coming up on Friday's show...Margaret Atwood's terrifying vision of a dystopian future under a fundamentalist regime, the tv series of "The Handmaids Tale" begins this week, the latest crime fiction recommended reads and new albums from The Charlatans, James Vincent McMorrow and The Unthanks
'Fairy Tales: Early Colour Stencil Films from Pathé'
John Byrne discusses a new DVD release 'Fairy Tales: Early Colour Stencil Films from Pathé' which looks at the 'trick film' where the music halls and vaudeville theatres were trawled for the most fantastical acts. It's released by the BFI and is available now.
Edel Coffey and Simon Maher review this week's new album releases with Seán Rocks: 'Opposites' from Scottish band Biffy Clyro, 'Stone Beads and Silver' from Irish musician Marc Carroll and 'Hummingbird', the second album from Local Natives.