Arena Wednesday 26 March 2014
coming up on Thursday's show, with Kay Sheehy....the RTÉ Philharmonic Choir celebrate the music of Arvo Part, a new anthology by Irish crime writers, "Trouble Is Our Business" and film reviews include the Irish history tale "Wild Goose Lodge", Benedict Cumberbatch as superhero"Doctor Strange" and Werner Herzog explores the digital age in "Lo and Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World"
Joao Almino is a Brazilian author whose novel,The Book Of Emotions, has been longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. One of a collection of novels called The Brazilia Quintet, The Book of Emotions'focuses on the story of a man called Cadu who is also the narrator. The Book Of Emotions by Joao Almino is published by Dalkey Archive.
This weekend is Mother's Day, and to mark the annual holiday, our reporter Abie Philbin Bowman has been looking into the unlikely resurgence of the Irish Mammy in comedy... and she divides the critics, but there is no getting away from one Agnes Brown.