on Wednesday's show....review of “Romeo & Juliet” at the Gate Theatre, the restoration of Powell & Pressburger's 1951 film "The Tales of Hoffman" and what inspired the creation of a fictional history of the Irish avant garde?
Daily arts and popular culture show.
'First book of Frags' is a new collection from Writer Dave Lordan. The Publishers are Worm Press. The book is free on Kindle on Thursday April 25th or after that on Amazon or on www.davelordanwriter.com.
Ron Rash on his collection of short stories 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' which are set around the Appalachian mountains. Ron Rash is a guest at this year's Cúrt International Festival of Literature in Galway from which Arena will be broadcasting on Friday April 26th - www.cuirt.ie.
Abie Philbin-Bowman on festivals around the country over the coming weeks - there will be 35 festivals around Ireland in the coming 2 weekends - www.entertainment.ie for full details.
Author Eva Rice chooses the musical 'Kiss Me Kate' as something she 'Loves'. Eva's latest book is 'The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp' is Published by Quercus.
Simon Maher on 'A Long Way Down' by Nick Hornby, the latest book in our 'Great Reads' series. The Publishers are Penguin.
Presenter: Seán Rocks