RTÉ One, Thursday, 11.00pm
The Works

8.30pm, Friday, 14th March, RTÉ One

Declan Hughes and John Banville talk Raymond Chandler
Declan Hughes and John Banville talk Raymond Chandler


SOAK, the singer-songwriter from Derry aka Bridie Monds-Watson, plays the title track Blud from her new EP and chats to Sinéad Gleeson. www.soakmusic.net


The Big Sleep, The Long Goodbye, Bogey and Bacall - John Banville tells author and Chandler fan Declan Hughes about being commissioned by the Raymond Chandler Estate to write a Philip Marlowe mystery, The Black-Eyed Blonde. http://www.benjaminblackbooks.com


Kevin Gildea meets Terry Gilliam, Monty Python star and film director (The Fisher King, Brazil) to talk about his dystopian thriller, The Zero Theorem, in which Christoph Waltz plays a middle-aged computer genius trying to solve the riddle of life, no less. The cast also features Matt Damon, Tilda Swinton and David Thewlis. www.terrygilliamweb.com / www.thezerotheorem-movie.com


In Faith, Don Wycherley plays Michael, struggling to come to terms with recent redundancy, Jennifer O'Dea his wife Maeve and Michael Glenn Murphy a friend who offers him a way out. Gúna Nua theatre company gives us a preview of Paul Meade's play. www.gunanua.com


Ed Miliano marries his love of horticulture and painting in his exhibition The Nature of Time, now at the Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin, the centrepiece of which is Diary, a series of 366 paintings of the garden view from his studio, made over the course of a leap year. www.oliversearsgallery.com


John Kelly talks to choreographer David Bolger about Agnes, the CoisCéim dance production about the life and songs of Agnes Bernelle, the German cabaret artist who made her home in Ireland in the 1960s. www.coisceim.com / www.projectartscentre.ie

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