RTÉ One, Thursday, 11.00pm
The Works

Thursday 7th March, 11.15pm, RTE 1

On The Works this week, artist Jesse Jones (right) takes a look at Analysing Cubism, an exhibition at the New Galleries, IMMA. More than 50 paintings mostly focus on the work of Irish and French artists including Mainie Jellett, Evie Hone, Albert Gleizes and André Lhote, as well as Mary Swanzy, May Guinness and Norah McGuinness. www.imma.ie

Sophie Gorman and Patrick Freyne review Side Effects, a psychological thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh - his last film, he claims - while Edel Coffey and Declan Long review JM Coetzee's novel The Childhood of Jesus, an unsettling tale about a man and a child who arrive in a strange land seeking food and shelter.

Fishamble: the New Play Company are back with another set of Tiny Plays for Ireland, 25 dramas, each approx four minutes in length, from writers such as Pauline McLynn, Colum McCann and our own Kevin Gildea. Director Jim Culleton takes us through a rehearsal.

And music from songwriter and cellist Vyvienne Long and the Balanescu Quartet, currently on tour in Ireland. Details on www.vyviennelong.com

Credits: Images courtesy of The Copperhouse Gallery, Dublin. Coetzee review: Requiem for a Dream by Amy Hanrahan. Side Effects review: Burren Beauty by Daragh Muldowney

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