On Thursday's show... Justin McGregor & Brogen Hayes join Sean to review three new films The Program, The Lobster and Pan, a new prequel to JM Barrie’s classic children’s tale Peter Pan. Marlon James takes some time out to chat about winning the Man Booker prize for his novel A Brief History of 7 Killings, and lots more on Arena, Radio 1 at 7pm.
On Friday's show.... Alan Corr joins us with the latest arts news, Mary McGill is here to chat about Patti Smith's new book M Train, Sophie Gorman reviews Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, and Seona MacReamoinn bring us her thoughts on Dance Hall, a show devised by choreographer Emma Martin and composer Andrew Hamilton at the Samuel Beckett Theatre. Also on the show, Aoife Barry and John Meagher share their thoughts on new albums from John Grant, Hurts, and Rudimental.
on Friday's show, with Jim Lockhart....the latest albums from New Order, The Dead Weather and Dave Gilmour, in the Dublin Theatre Festival Conor McPherson returns with "The Night Alive" and in "By Heart" we come to understand the importance of communication and memory and the best of humanity through the prism of tragedy in author Bill Clegg's debut novel "Did You Ever Have A Family?"