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
Poet and MC Stephen James Smith reads his poem 'Prozac Positivity'. Stephen performs at the Knockanstockan Festival in County Wicklow on Saturday July 27th and the Tread Softly Festival in Sligo on Sunday July 28th. His website is www.stephenjamessmith.com.
Ruth Barton discusses this week's Classic Movie 'The Private Life of Henry VIII' from 1933 starring Charles Laughton with Seán Rocks. The film can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-OVnZuEXhM.