RTÉ One, Thursday, 11.00pm
The Works

Thursday 3rd October, 11.10pm, RTE 1

John Kelly meets Irish poet Thomas Kinsella (pictured) on the occasion of his new publication Late Poems, a collection of his five most recent Peppercanister pamphlets. http://www.carcanet.co.uk/

Journalists Mick Heaney and Nadine O'Regan review How I Live Now, starring Saoirse Ronan as Daisy, an American teen sent by her father to stay with English cousins for the summer. Based on the novel by Meg Rosoff and directed by Kevin MacDonald (The Last King of Scotland, Marley and Touching the Void).

Artistic Director Willie White gives John Kelly the lowdown on this year's Dublin Theatre Festival, including a sneak preview of two Irish highlights, Waiting For Godot by Gare St Lazare and I've To Mind Her by Dublin Youth Theatre. www.dublintheatrefestival.com

Irish-Canadian author Anakana Schofield tells Sinéad Gleeson about Malarky, her comic novel about a struggling Irish mother aka Our Woman. http://anakanaschofield.com/

To celebrate RTÉ's Big Music Week, The Works takes to the train with singer-songwriter Lisa O'Neill, who will be touring her new album, Same Cloth Or Not, later this month. www.rte.ie/bigmusicweek/

Image credit: An Breithiúnas (The Judgement) by Abigail Joffe is in the background of the film review, courtesy of The Copper House Gallery. www.thecopperhousegallery.com/

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