Welcome to Night Vale08/27/14
Strange hooded figures, a possibly demonic mayor, and a forbidden dog park. These are all part of the mysterious town of Night Vale which is at the centre of one of the United States’ top podcasts Welcome to Night Vale. It’s created by Joseph Fink and...
Classic Read - Nightwood by Djuna Barnes
Everyone has the book that they consider a classic. In the first of an occasional series, we’ve asked Yvonne Nolan to nominate her choice for a classic read.....
The Rest is Action
“The Rest is Action” is the title of a new play in the (Tiger) Dublin Fringe which re-imagines the Oresteia, a Greek tragedy by Aeschylus first performed over 2,500 years ago. Director Jose Miguel Jimenez and actress Nyree Yergainharsian are in studio...
Early Silent Films Made in Ireland On Show
Nine of the first fiction films to be made in Ireland are on show at the Douglas Hyde Gallery in Dublin’s Trinity College. Professor Kevin Rockett of the School of Drama, Film and Music was the project director
“Wrapped” is a new play from Red Bear Productions which will run from the 5th of September at the Tiger Dublin Fringe. Tracy Martin, the writer and director, is in studio
Dorothy Cross Exhibition
Her new exhibition "View" opens at the Kerlin Gallery next week. She chats to Evelyn O'Rourke about her work
Veronica and Dylan Coburn
Veronica and Dylan Coburn. At first glance, nothing connects the Dublin Fringe Shows, ‘Britches’ and ‘Bernarda’s House’, But the director of each play is part of the same family. Veronica and Dylan Coburn are a mother and son, each directing at this...
Kevin Godley 10cc
Kevin is a founder member of rock band 10CC and duo Godley and Creme. He is also the creator of a new music app called ‘WholeWorldBand’ which allows musicians to collaborate to create new music
The Grand Seduction
Brendan Gleeson on his new film The Grand Seduction
Kevin Graham reads his poem "Nightfeed". You can read more of Kevin’s work in the current issue of The Stinging Fly.
Angels in the Park
‘Angels in the Park’ is the name for four ten-minute plays that have been devised for park settings and will be performed in Merrion Square this Sunday
Book Review: Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer
Award-winning author Jeff VanderMeer is highly regarded in the field of fantasy writing and he has just published the third book in his latest trilogy, known as the Southern Reach trilogy. The book is called Acceptance and Jeff is in studio
Songs from a Carpark
‘Songs from a Car Park’ is the name of a drive-in dance piece which takes place on a rooftop car park as part of this year’s Tiger Dublin Fringe. The choreographer of the piece is Jessica Kennedy and she conceived it along with the filmmaker John...
Sonya Kelly Essay
Sonya Kelly is an actor and writer, and her essay this week is 'Bread'.
The George Bernard Shaw play, ‘Heartbreak House’ opened at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin last night. Set on the eve of World War I, it explores the vagaries of British society on the cusp of monumental change. Sophie Gorman joins us now with her review.
Three films up for review this week by Diane Negra and Susan Maher: The Romantic Comedy ‘What If’, Disaster Movie ‘Into the Storm’ and Luc Besson’s latest thriller ‘Lucy’.
Leaders of Men
Leaders of Men are a five-piece rock band from Tallaght in Dublin whose second EP ‘Alexander House’ has just been released by Universal. They play "At Ease" and "A Message to my Friends"
Peter Fallon reads his poem "First Born"
First Born is a poem from Peter Fallon's new collection called Strong My Love which is published by the Gallery Press
Dr Who - 8th Series Begins this Saturday
Dr Who, the television series, returns to screens this Saturday night with Peter Capaldi taking on the role of the legendary time traveller. Dedicated Whovian Rick O’Shea is in studio.
Today would have been Phil Lynott’s 65th birthday and Róisín Dwyer is in studio to remind us about his life and career.
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