on Friday's show..........a profile of the incomparable film-maker Werner Herzog, a review of a very intriguing production of "Hamlet" for the Dublin Theatre Festival and album reviews include the latest from Prince
Pat Mc Cabe has a new play touring the country. It’s called The Bridge Below the Town and it’s set in 1950s Ireland. It has everything – love, life, nuns and Butlins... and the music has been chosen just as carefully as the words... Pat describes the play as "like a Sixties Rosemary’s Baby meets Doris Day. Joan Crawford marries Patrick Kavanagh. It’s intriguing" Pat McCabe joins John in studio for his MyPod.
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
This week Miriam O'Callaghan meets writer Pat Mc Cabe and theatre director Padraic Mc Intyre. Padraic is currently directing Pat's latest play The Bridge Below The Town for Livin' Dred Theatre Company. They recall how they met and worked on a critically acclaimed production of Pat's play The Dead School, an adaptation Pat's critically acclaimed novel of the same name. They describe their working relationship - the challenge for Padraic of bringing Pat's stage directions to life and Pat's experience of collaborating with actors in contrast to the lonelier life of fiction writer. Padraic wrote a very popular play called ...
Thank you for listening to Miriam meets.... and thanks to our guests who contributed so generously to the series. We are taking a break for a while but remember, you can listen back to any of our programmes on-line, accessed through the calendar on your right. And we are looking forward to meeting again.
We find out what your best discoveries were in 2012 along with our guests in studio are comedian Colm O'Regan, meteorologist Evelyn Cusack, authors Shiela O'Flanagan & John Connolly. Ted Walsh also joins us on the line, to talk about his favourite discovery along with Pat McCabe.