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The Works

The Trisha Brown Dance Company headlines at the Dublin Dance Festival

... and The Works goes backstage during their tech rehearsal.

Paul Brady performs in studio and chats with John Kelly about his career and new anthology, Dancer In The Fire.

After 20 years in the same job, Tony is a man at a painful crossroads. Director Ciarán Taylor, of Carpet Theatre, talks to The Works about his new show, Pigeon, performed in character masks at Project Arts Centre, 23rd May - 12th June. A co-production with Mermaid Arts Centre.

Composer Deirdre Gribbin discusses the world premiere of her work, The Binding of the Years - at the National Concert Hall on Friday 25th May - with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra and Finghin Collins.

In the final instalment of Ireland's Favourite Painting, Mary O'Rourke praises A Lady Writing a Letter, with Her Maid by Johannes Vermeer and Pat Shortt reflects on A Connemara Village by Paul Henry.

17th May 2012, 11.10pm, RTÉ One

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