on Thursday's show....Paul Whitington and Áine O'Connor review "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society", "Let The Sunshine In" and "Never Steady, Never Still"; Irish electronic dancefloor-fillers, Le Galaxie in session on the release of their new album "Pleasure"; and Declan Long tells us about the celebration taking place in Vienna this year to mark 100 years since the death of Austrian artists Gutav Klimt and Egon Schiele, both of whom were killed by the 1918 flu pandemic.
Warhorse tells the story of the unbreakable bond between a young man and his horse set against the backdrop of World War 1. Based on the children's book by Michael Morpurgo, it has been made into a stage hit on the West End & Broadway. It opened last night at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre and runs until April 26th Sophie Gorman was there.
Film reviews with Eithne Shorthall & Chris Wasser, and the films we looked at tonight are Superhero sequel Captain America, The Winter Soldier, Music documentary 20 Feet from Stardom, and the latest in the Muppet franchise, Muppets Most Wanted.
Mark Ravenhill - 'Dublin Theatre Festival and Theatre forum's The Next Stage'
Mark Ravenhill was thirty-one when his play Shopping and Fucking was a massive hit. It tells the story of what young unemployed people did to survive during the 80's and early 90's including phone sex, prostitution and drugs. Ravenhill is taking part in a public interview at the Royal Irish Academy, and joined Seán in studio earlier today.