On tonight's programme... Sean speaks to Irish writer John Banville who is due to be presented with the inaugural Imagine Crime Writing Award, in memory of Raymond Chandler, who had strong links to Waterford city. RTÉ's chorus master Mark Hindley joins Sean to talk about Friday's performance of Mahler’s giant 2nd Symphony – also known as the Ressurection . We hear an essay by Lia Mills, and Donald Teskey and Nathan Drake join Sean in studio for more chat and fun. Join us at 7pm on Radio 1.
on Wednesday's show.....the shortlist for this year's Choice Music Prize, the director of "Last Hijack" which is a film told from the pirates perspective, remembering maverick composer Pierre Boulez and music from Saint Sister
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on Thursday's show, with Jim Lockhart....films reviews include Anton Corbijn's "Life", coping with the loss of a parent in "Mia Madre" and Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore in the drama "Miss You Already", poet and novelist Karl Parkinson and Bollywood comes to Ireland in the 6th Indian Film Festival