The Saturday Night Show

Programmes

The Saturday Night Show
Martine McCutheon

Programme 11: 15th Dec

Coming up on our show this week, star of one of the best Christmas movies ever, Love Actually, actress Martine McCutheon will be in to tell us about her recent wedding and her return to music. X- Factor star Ella Henderson will be telling us about her journey through X Factor and what's next in store for her. Linda Martin will be in fresh from rehearsals for the Christmas panto, Jedward and the Magic Lamp, and comedy legend Pat Shortt will be in to chat to Brendan as well. Music on the night will be performed by Ella Henderson singing her version of "Silent Night".

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Gino Di Campo

Programme 10: 8th Dec

Coming up on the show this week Michael McDowell will be in to tell us about his extraordinary family history. Italian chef Gino Di Campo talks about how to diet on pizza and pasta over the holidays! Gerald Kean will be in tell us about life, love and the state of the country and healer and clairvoyant Helen Parry Jones discusses a phenomenon that many find hard to believe yet thousands find comfort in. Music on the night will be performed by The Coronas who will be playing the title track from their latest album 'Closer to You'.

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Idris Elba AKA Stringer Bell

Programme 10: 1st Dec

Coming up on the show tonight, Idris Elba AKA Stringer Bell, the star of one of the best TV series ever made, The Wire will be in to talk about his upcoming role playing Nelson Mandela and how The Wire changed his life. The legend in a leotard, 90's keep fit guru Mr Motivator is in to tell us what he's doing now and he may even show us some of his famous exercise moves! Star of The Goodies and wildlife expert Bill Oddie will be chatting to Brendan and after his first week on the job with Celtic, Donegal manager Jim McGuinness on how he's made history. Music on the night will be performed by Dublin brothers Hudson Taylor with their single Cinematic Lifestyle..

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Clodagh McKenna

Programme 8: 17th Nov

Coming up on the show this week we meet the pioneering gay couple who through surrogacy have fathered five children. TV's most glamorous chef, Clodagh McKenna takes about business, buns and bust-ups and the legendary Christy O Connor Junior will be in to tell us his fascinating life story.

Music on the night will be performed by Declan O Rourke.

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Shane Ross

Programme 7: 10th Nov

Coming up on the show this week we have Shane Ross, Fintan O Toole and Nick Webb alongside Olivia O Leary discussing the state of the nation ahead of their theatre production of Four Angry Men. The star of this season's Grand Designs, Sean Simons, is in to talk about his life-long dream of restoring his own castle in Roscommon and recently married Kerry football player Tagdh Kennelly will be telling us about leaving Ireland and playing with the Sydney Swans in Australia until his return to Ireland in 2009. Music on the night will be by Gemma Hayes who will be performing "Shock to my System" from her fourth studio album.

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Maria Doyle Kennedy

Programme 6: 3rd Nov

Coming up on the show this week, international actress and singer Maria Doyle Kennedy will be talking about life in front of the camera, former MP and author Edwina Currie will be discussing politics, love and Jimmy Saville. Hosts of the new daytime show, Nora Casey, Maura Derrane, Daithi O Se and Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh will be telling us about their new show starting next week and Shay Healy will be telling us how he is dealing with his Parkinson's disease and what's his plans for the future are. Music on the night will be by Maria Doyle Kennedy performing Oh- La Luna from her new album "Sing".

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Chantelle Houghton

Programme 5: 27th Oct

Coming up on the show this week, fired X- Factor bad boy Frankie Cocozza will be telling us about what really happened behind the scenes last year, newly single mum Chantelle Houghton will be in to tell us what happened after Alex Reid proposed to her on The Saturday Night Show last year, Roz Purcell will be in ahead of the Celebrity Bainisteoir final to tell us about training with the lads in her bikini and if there are any love interests in her life right now. Business man and entrepreneur Pat Byrne will be discussing what he thinks needs to be done to change how the country is being run and Kate O Toole, actress and daughter of the legendary Peter O Toole will be joining us straight after her show, Dorian Gray, from the Abbey Theatre. Music on the night will be performed by Dublin band Verona Riots.

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Lorna Quinn

Programme 4: 20th Oct

Coming up on the show this week Martina Stanley and Lorna Quinn, AKA Lucy and Dolores from Fair City will be telling us what's really happening in Carrigstown, the god father of Italian food, Antonio Carluccio is in to talk about food, women and wine! Cindy Gallop talks about her new venture "Make Love not Porn" and Bill O Herlihy discusses politics, retirement and of course Trapattoni. Music on the night will be performed by iTunes chart toppers "Hermitage Green".

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Dermot Bannon

Programme 3: 13th Oct

Coming up on the show this week we meet the teen beauty queen, Jade Marrey, who hopes to conquer America. Architect Dermot Bannon is on to tell us what he thinks of the property market today and about the new series of Room to Improve. Linda and Anthony Russell will be in to talk about the high court battle they just lost over their son's medical treatment and fifteen years on Dermot Morgan's sons are in to remember their Dad. Eighties legend Nik Kershaw will be in for a chat and a performance.

Irish Heart Foundation running FREE blood pressure roadshow this October - see www.irishheart.ie

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Bill Roache

Programme 2: 6th Oct

Coming up on the show this week, Coronation Street legend, Bill Roache aka Ken Barlow is in to tell us about life in Weatherfield and how he's gone from ladies man to spiritual believer. Colm Meany will be in to talk about his great new series on RTE Two called Hell on Wheels and his upcoming project with Simon Cowell. Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin will be in to talk about life since London and what's next for him with boxing. Winner of the "So You Think You're Funny" award in Edinburgh, Aisling Bea, will be in to tell us about the path that lead her to win such a prestigious comedy award. Music on the night will be performed by Wallis Bird, singing her new single "In Dictum".

The Act Kenneth Illusions appears on The Saturday Night Show on October 6th. They are part of Circus Amora currently touring the country.

From October 4th to October 7th you can catch Circus Amora on the Newcastle Road in Lucan, Dublin and at the Equestrian Centre in Mullingar, County Westmeath from Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th of October

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Jennifer Maguire

Programme 1: 29th Sept

Coming up on the show this week legendary author Jackie Collins is in to tell us about her new novel "Power Trip", star of The Voice and multi million record selling singer Sharon Corr is in to talk talent shows and motherhood. Jennifer Maguire and Hilary Rose AKA Handy Sandie are in to tell us about their new RTE Two series The Fear and we have a panel in discussing the phenomenam that is Fifty Shades of Grey. Music on the night will be performed by Damien Dempsey.

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Alan Cumming

Programme 20: 2nd June

This is the last week of The Saturday Night Show. Thanks a million for all of your help this year and I hope you have a great summer!

Coming up on our last show this week, star of The Good Wife and Circle of Friends, Alan Cumming chats to us about life in Hollywood and being an actor and political activist. Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon, family of missing girl Amy Fitzpatrick tell us about their continued search for Amy and how they feel let down by both the Spanish and Irish authorities. Retired physiotherapist to the Irish squad, Mick Byrne is in to give his predictions for Euro 2012. Music on the night will be performed by Paul Brady and Mickey Harte, also known as The Subztitues, with their single "Bring it on, Bring it on".

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Chaz Bono

Programme 17: 14th May

Coming up on the show this week, son of Sonny and Cher, Chaz Bono, will be in to tell us his remarkable story about transitioning from woman to man. TV legend Gay Byrne tells us about his upcoming one man tour around Ireland. One of Ireland's most cherished musicians, Finbar Furey is in to tell us about his impending move to break America and he'll also be performing some of his classics and a song from his latest album "Colours". Comedian Francesca Martinez reveals what it's like to be an actress and comedian with cerebral palsy and tells us about her upcoming show.

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Louie Spence

Programme 16: 28th April

Coming up on the show this week, star of Pineapple Dance Studios and Dancing on Ice, the inimitable Louie Spence shows us his moves and tells us about life as a Dancing on Ice judge. Bond girl turned Hollywood star, Jane Seymour reveals how she maintains her youthful looks and she looks back at some of her iconic roles. Irish actor Jason Barry who starred with Leonardo Di Caprio in Titanic is back in Ireland, starring in Love/Hate and tells us what he's been up to in the past fifteen years. The Crimmins triplets are in to tell us about their recent sexy photochoot for their 25th birthday and what they've been doing since they starred on School Around the Corner twenty years ago. And Seaghan Kearney talks about being one of the few survivors of SADS and how's he's extremely lucky to be alive today. Music on the night will be performed by Shannon and the Shortcuts.

 

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