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Orla brings you behind the scenes of the world of entertainment and popular culture with lively, no-nonsense debates and interviews on the world of film, theatre, comedy literature and music.

Orla brings you behind the scenes of the world of entertainment and popular culture with lively, no-nonsense debates and interviews on the world of film, theatre, comedy literature and music.
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Dublin, Ireland

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Orla brings you behind the scenes of the world of entertainment and popular culture with lively, no-nonsense debates and interviews on the world of film, theatre, comedy literature and music.

Twitter:

@orla_barry

Language:

English

Contact:

Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453106


Episodes

If we invested in the arts, imagine what we could do

11/22/2017
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New play Nothing But A Toerag comes to the Dublin stage. Actress and Writer Aisling O Mara talks about the challenges of making a career in the arts.

Duration: 00:06:39


'Of course I experienced sexual harassment'- Actress

11/22/2017
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Acclaimed French director and actress Agnes Jaoui talks about sexual harassment in the film industry and her new movie Aurora with Orla

Duration: 00:22:50


My friend became one of the world's most famous killers

11/20/2017
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My Friend Dahmer is a new film about one of America's most famous serial killers. It's based on the graphic novel by Derf Backderf. Backderf talks about his former friend

Duration: 00:15:33


The film Hollywood "doesn't want you to see" goes viral

11/6/2017
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An Open Secret investigates child sexual abuse in the film industry. Recent revelations of abuse in Hollywood created sudden interest in the film as its producer explains

Duration: 00:21:06


Are the world's top galleries losing their nerve?

10/9/2017
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The Louvre removed a work described as 'sexually explicit' from its grounds. Robin Pogrebin of The New York Times investigates what's troubling world-class galleries

Duration: 00:09:10


Josephine K and the Algorithms comes to the stage

10/9/2017
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Stacey Gregg's new play comes to the Abbey Theatre's Peacock stage as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival. Director Caitriona MacLaughlin explains what it's about.

Duration: 00:05:14


What happens at the moment of your death?

10/9/2017
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Director Steven Eastwood followed four people in the final year of their lives. New film Island has just premiered at the London Film Festival. Eastwood talked to Orla

Duration: 00:14:45


Can music promoters protect audiences from an attack?

10/9/2017
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The shooting at an open air concert in Las Vegas raises questions about what concert promoters can do at future festivals. Luke O Neil of Esquire.com investigates

Duration: 00:09:55


"The most intensive group therapy session between men"

10/2/2017
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Prisoners from Folsom State prison undergo group therapy with members of the public in an unconventional programme. Director of new film The Work reveals what happens.

Duration: 00:24:40


The best and worst of Stephen King on screen

10/2/2017
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Three new Stephen King films come to our screens this month. We look back at the finest and not so great Stephen King film adaptations. Steven Benedict joins Orla

Duration: 00:19:03


The Butcher Boy 25 years later

10/2/2017
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25 years since Pat McCabe's award winning book was adapted to the stage, director Joe O Byrne brings Francie Brady back in new play The Leaves Of Heaven. He joins Orla

Duration: 00:12:19


Irish Actress: No-one should lose weight for BBC drama

10/2/2017
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Overshadowed, the new BBC3 drama was inspired by and stars Irish actress and writer Eva O Connor. It follows a girl struggling to deal with anorexia. Eva talks to Orla

Duration: 00:10:45


The smartest thief you've never heard of

8/28/2017
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An American detective described James Richard Shinn as the smartest crook he had ever encountered. So why is he still pretty much unknown. Susan Falciani explains

Duration: 00:17:39


Game Of Thrones- What the hack is all about

8/14/2017
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Rumours abound over information hackers have on Game of Thrones episodes and HBO emails. Andy Greenberg of Wired.com talks to Orla about the latest in the hacking saga

Duration: 00:08:01


Women fuelled by love but driven to hate- Crestfall

8/7/2017
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Mark O Rowe's play Crestfall stars an all female cast. Siobhan Cullen, one of the play's lead actresses joins Orla

Duration: 00:07:13


Matt Haig, Benedict Cumberbatch and How to Stop Time

7/24/2017
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Writer Matt Haig on his new novel How To Stop Time, soon to be adapted to screen with Benedict Cumberbatch and the unexpected success of his memoir Reasons to Stay Alive

Duration: 00:18:19


One of the funniest plays about suicidal depression

7/17/2017
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Playwright Duncan Macmillan talks about Every Brilliant Thing, currently playing in The Everyman and reflects on the success of his West End hit People, Places and Things

Duration: 00:17:23


Comedy trio Foil Arms and Hog give some advice

3/13/2017
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Popular comedy sketch group Foil Arms and Hog sit down with Aoibhinn Finnegan after a night's performance. This is what happens

Duration: 00:14:01


Musician Keith Donald on addiction and his new show

2/27/2017
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Renowned musician Keith Donald recounts his life in music, battling alcohol addiction, child abuse and bringing his show to the stage. He joins Orla on The Green Room

Duration: 00:15:27


Artists need to take action over Trump - Screenwriter

2/13/2017
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Hacksaw Ridge Screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan explains why he was driven to write a new play following the election of Donald Trump. He joins Orla

Duration: 00:16:10

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