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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

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


The man who organises O.J. Simpson tours

8/7/2017
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A new pop up gallery dedicated to O.J. Simpson memorabilia opens in LA later this month. Orla spoke to the curator Mark Papagan who also runs O.J. Simpson tours

Duration: 00:07:44


England is Mine : What was Morrissey like before fame

8/7/2017
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A new film about Morrissey before he met Johnny Marr and formed The Smiths has just opened. England is Mine stars Jack Lowden as Morrissey and Simone Kirby as his Mum:

Duration: 00:17:23


Dunkirk, does it live up to the hype?

7/24/2017
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Critics say it's Christopher Nolan's best film but does it deserve five stars? Steven Benedict compares Dunkirk to other acclaimed movies about war. You decide!

Duration: 00:20:59


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


It accomplished something no-one dreamed it could do

7/24/2017
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The Farthest tells the story of the audacious adventure of the Voyager space mission. The new film is directed by Emer Reynolds and opens in cinemas next Friday.

Duration: 00:09:45


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


The global movie hit about cats in Istanbul

7/17/2017
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Kedi, the new film follows the lives of seven street cats in Istanbul. The movie became a surprise cinema hit. Its director Ceyda Torun joins Orla.

Duration: 00:15:26


The best props in movie history

7/17/2017
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Matt Patches of Thrillist.com reflects on the stories behind the most interesting props used in the movies

Duration: 00:13:03


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


Is Donald Trump really a good thing for U.S comedy?

2/27/2017
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Ratings for Saturday Night Live have soared with Alec Baldwin's portrayal of Donald Trump proving a huge hit. U.S. comedians Mark Chalifoux and Maeret Lemons reflect

Duration: 00:20:21


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


The most romantic moments in the movies

2/13/2017
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The Green Room debates the most romantic moments on film. Steven Benedict joins Orla

Duration: 00:21:41


Did this 1930's novel foresee President Donald Trump?

2/6/2017
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It Can't Happen Here -is the name of a bestselling novel by Sinclair Lewis written in 1935. So why has it suddenly sold out across the U.S.? Sally Parry talks to Orla

Duration: 00:13:49


Meeting my father's kidnapper- Sulome Anderson

2/6/2017
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Terry Anderson was kidnapped in Lebanon in 1985 and held for over six years. His daughter Sulome recently met with his kidnapper and says it healed their relationship

Duration: 00:23:32


The Movies that define Los Angeles

12/19/2016
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La La Land, Singing in the Rain, The Player-we look at the movies set in Los Angeles that best define the city of the angels. Steven Benedict joins Orla

Duration: 00:23:25


The man who went in search of peace

12/19/2016
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Filmmaker Greg Reitman set out to search for peace in the new film Rooted in Peace. Director David Lynch, media mogul Ted Turner and Deepak Chopra joined him on the way

Duration: 00:12:54

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