On Friday's show.... Alan Corr joins us with the latest arts news, Mary McGill is here to chat about Patti Smith's new book M Train, Sophie Gorman reviews Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, and Seona MacReamoinn bring us her thoughts on Dance Hall, a show devised by choreographer Emma Martin and composer Andrew Hamilton at the Samuel Beckett Theatre. Also on the show, Aoife Barry and John Meagher share their thoughts on new albums from John Grant, Hurts, and Rudimental.
New Planet Cabaret - Arena's Creative Writing Course
Dave Lordan joins Seán Rocks with tips for writers as part of Arena's Creative Writing Course with Crime Writer Arlene Hunt and readings of January's writing prompt entries 'Becoming Something New' by Sorcha Kenny and Dylan McDonough. February's Writing Prompt is 'The Excuse' - www.davelordanwriter.com.
King Lear will be staged at Dublin's Abbey Theatre from Wednesday February 6th, its first production of the play in 80 years. As part of a new Shakespeare series, Professor Nicholas Grene from Trinity College Dublin joins Seán Rocks to discuss King Lear.