Veronica and Dylan Coburn08/25/14
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.
Book Review: The Dog
Cork born writer Joseph O’Neill came to prominence with the 2008 novel ‘Netherland’ which was long-listed for the Man Booker prize. His follow up novel, ‘The Dog’ has also made this year’s longlist... Sinéad Gleeson has read it
Ted Hughes "Bestiary"
A new collection of the poetry of Ted Hughes has been selected by fellow poet Alice Oswold. It’s called a ‘A Ted Hughes Bestiary’ and chooses as its focus the work that features animals both real and imaginary. Jessica Traynor has been reading the...
Classic Movie - American Beauty
It is fifteen years since Sam Mendes seminal movie American Beauty was released. Starring Kevin Spacey as Lester Burnham, it has become a classic depiction of the darkness that lurks behind the American Dream. Gavin Burke watched it for us
2FiK Live in Studio
Born in Paris in a Moroccan Muslim family, the visual artist 2Fik re-creates and subverts images from da Vinci masterpieces to ads for Vodka. He’s coming to the Dublin Fringe Festival this September
Bernard Clarke of Lyric FM celebrates the works of Debussy on the week of his birthday in 1862
Book Review: The Paying Guests
The Paying Guests is the 6th novel from the British author Sarah Waters. Edel Coffey has read it and gives her views
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