on Friday's show.....Alice McDermott chats about the turn-of-the-century Irish Brooklyn she portrays in her latest novel "The Ninth Hour", Carl Austin looks at why "The Wire" was such a ground-breaking tv series and reviews of the latest albums from Jack White, George Ezra and Lissie
UPRISING is a Smashing Times production directed by Mary Moynihan. Written by Tara McKevitt, it's jumping off point is the flag riots which took place in Belfast in 2012 and seeks to explore why people choose violence and the repercussions of their actions. Director Mary Moynihan and actor Evelyn Shaw join Sean
Ben Watt is one half of the music duo Everything But the Girl - the other half is his wife and long time collaborator Tracey Thorn. He has written his memoirs Romany and Tom and Tony Clayton Lea read it for us.