coming up on Tuesday's show...the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' "Sgt Peppers" album, author Michael Winter, one of the guests at this year's Cúirt Festival, an exhibition honouring Francis Ledwidge at the Solstice Arts Centre and the first of Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist, "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen
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.