In 2003 Richard F Thomas started teaching a course on Bob Dylan in Harvard University. More normally a classics professor, he has written 'Why Dylan Matters' a book about his own relationship with Dylan, and compares Dylan to some of the Classics poets.
Acclaimed double bass player and professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE spoke to Ryan Tubridy about the extraordinary and poignant story of how her Irish mother met her Nigerian father in the 1950's.
McMafia is a new drama on BBC featuring a rich Russian family living in London. The series is based on a book written by Misha Glenny in 2008 but which he says is still very relevant with so many Russian oligarchs buying property and settling there