Sr. Isabelle Smyth debunks myths about 'the missions'. From this year's Dublin Theatre Festival: Desire Under The Elms by Eugene O'Neill and The Hanging Gardens by Sam McGuinness, at the Abbey Theatre until November 9. Pictured l to r: Louise Hall, Emer Horgan, Fardus Sultan, with Eileen Dunne. St. Anthony's relics in Ireland. Doc on 1: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone/search.html?sort=DC_title&query=sex+slave http://www.aptireland.org World Missions Ireland: www.imi.ie 01 4972035
coming up on Friday's show....an interview with acclaimed poet Philip Schultz, a look at the comic partnership between Peter Cook and Dudley Moore and reviews of the latest albums from Sharon Van Etten, Neil Young and Sam Smith
It's one of the world's great plays and this month, as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival, Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett is being performed by the Gare St Lazare Players. Sophie Gorman reviews it for Arena
Frank McGuinness is one of our best, most celebrated and performed playwrights. His Factory Girls and Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Toward the Somme are frequently performed on both the professional and amateur stage. More recently he adapted James Joyce’s the Dead for the Abbey theatre. Next week a new play called the Hanging Gardens will open as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival again at the Abbey Theatre, and he has also published his first novel, Arimathea. Its the story of an Italian painter coming to an Irish town in the 1950, and it's based on a real event. Frank ...
It's billed as politically-charged, sexually provocative and a violent thriller, we're talking about The Rape of Lucrece by Shakespeare. Singer Camille O’Sullivan , in collaboration with The Royal Shakespeare Company brings new life to this rarely seen tragedy through her musical adaptation of the story. This one woman production has been a sell-out hit internationally. And the good news is ,the show is coming to the O’Reilly Theatre in Dublin from 10 – 12 Oct. as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival. The star of the show, Camille O’Sullivan joined Sean in in studio.