coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore
coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session
'Oliver Reed: Wild Thing' opens at the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire on the 24th of April and then tours the country until the 25th of May. For venues and dates go to www.olliereedtheplay.co.uk. Actor/Co-writer Rob Crouch and Oliver Reed's son Mark join Evelyn O'Rourke.
Drama On One's 'What Is Life?' season of science plays begins this Sunday April 7th at 8pm on RTÉ Radio 1 with "What next for Hedy Lamarr", Written and Directed by Joe O'Byrne. For more details go to www.rte.ie\dramaonone. Joe O'Byrne and Ruth Barton, Author of 'Hedy Lamarr: The most beautiful woman in film', join Evelyn O'Rourke.
All this week RTE have been screening documentaries and films on Ireland's history in Hollywood. Clip of 'Hell's Kitchen to Hollywood' presented by John Kelly which screens on RTE 1 at 10.15pm on Thursday April 4th.