coming up on Monday's show....a garda station in an Irish border village at the end of the 1950's is the setting for the Shane Connaughton novel "Married Quarters", the atmospheric folk music of Maria Kelly live in session and Gerard Manley Hopkins and five nuns are shipwrecked - it sounds like the start of a joke but it's actually the premise of the comic novel "The Hopkins Conundrum" by Simon Edge
'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.