The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 8 February 2020

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran

Hubbard's Casting

Hubbard's Casting

We're joined by Ros and John Hubbard. One of their early protégés Saoirse Ronan is in line for an Oscar this weekend. Ros and John have been central in the world of movie casting for years now. They were early champions of talent such as Kate Winslet, Sienna Miller, Colin Farrell and Jonathan Ryes Meyers. Is it as glamorous as it sounds?

The Business of the Baton

The Business of the Baton

In the Dolby theatre in LA, Irish woman Eimear Noone will make history as the Academy Awards' first female conductor. She'll be guiding the 42 piece orchestra through their paces on five scores. Her colleague David Brophy feels there's a lot that managers and leaders can learn from this world of music

Coronavirus- Impact on Trade

Coronavirus- Impact on Trade

The coronavirus is making headlines again. Over 700 have died from the virus, including the doctor who blew the whistle on its very existence. And it's really started to impact on trade to and from China. We're joined by Frank O'Mahony, Managing Director of Wilson Architecture and Samantha McCaughren, Business Editor with the Sunday Independent

Platform Wars - Netflix V Hollywood

Platform Wars - Netflix V Hollywood

The red carpet rivalry is in full action mode again this year as Netflix vie to win the Best Picture category. It seems like Hollywood isn't ready for the 'meet cute' yet as they keep the streaming service at arms length. Has the way we watch films changed? We ask Ruth Barton, Head of the School of Creative Arts at Trinity College

The German Who Brought Animation to Ireland

The German Who Brought Animation to Ireland

This year is the 10th anniversary of the first Irish animation nomination at the Oscars. It was for Kilkenny's Cartoon Saloon, The Secret of Kells. In the last decade Irish animation has continued to grow and grow. Our reporter Liam Geraghty has gone right back to the start to find out about one of the pioneers in Irish animation.

Music Played on the Show

Nutmeg

Nutmeg

Alexandre Desplat

1:10

First Bath Of A Stray Dog

First Bath Of A Stray Dog

Alexandre Desplat

0:22

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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