on Friday's show.....suggestions for gifts for the music lover in your life, a celebration of Irish design, the Lena Dunham memoir that has caused a stir and the little Star of Bethlehem re-imagined for the theatre
Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Evelyn O'Rourke
with Alan Corr - questions about the tv show 'Sherlock' and about Miriam O'Callaghan feature on today's English paper in the Junior Cert exam, William Nicholson says the film '12 Years A Slave' soaked up all the guilt over slavery and that's why his film 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' was a flop, scientists have grown a live replica of Vincent van Gogh's ear
the writer Lorrie Moore talks about "Bark", her latest collection of short stories (published by Faber & Faber)
Roe McDermott previews season 2 of the television series "Orange Is The New Black"
Neil Astley, editor of "The Hundred Years' War: Modern War Poems", an anthology of war poetry from 1914 to the present day (published by Bloodaxe Books)
Presenter: Seán Rocks