RTÉ One, Thursday, 11.00pm
The Works

Thursday 10th October, 11.10pm, RTE One

Sinéad Gleeson interviews Martin Amis, the British author best known for novels including Money, London Fields, and his latest, Lionel Asbo.

Journalists Edel Coffey and Hugh Linehan review The Fifth Estate, the film about the Wikileaks affair, in which Benedict Cumberbatch goes blond to play Julian Assange.

Director Patrick Mason talks to The Works about The Hanging Gardens, the first new Frank McGuinness play for the Abbey Theatre in 13 years. Set in Donegal, the drama revolves around the family of an older Irish writer (Niall Buggy) and his wife (Barbara Brennan) taking stock of his life's work and his family, played by Cathy Belton, Declan Conlon and Marty Rea. www.abbeytheatre.ie

Kevin Gildea meets artist Abigail O'Brien whose exhibition With Bread, runs at the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda until 16th November, before touring to The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon and Limerick City Gallery of Art in 2014. www.highlanes.ie

Music is provided by Dublin band Swords who play the track, Buildings, from their album Lions & Gold.

Image credit: you can see The Gathering of Memories by Syra Larkin in the background of the film review, courtesy of The Copper House Gallery.

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