Irish tenor Gavan Ring has put together a gala concert in conjunction with the Daniel O’Connell Summer School, Liberation takes place this Saturday, critics Helen Meany and Peter Crawley look back at five of the shows they have seen at Dublin Theatre Festival. From Anu's Book of Names to Phillip McMahon’s play Once Before I Go at the Gate.
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Turner Prize - Film reviews - Karen Carpenter
47:36Array Collective became the first Northern Irish winner of the prestigious Turner prize for their shebeen pub installation, Emma Campbell & Laura O’Connor on their win with Seán Rocks, Tara Brady & Justin MacGregor with film reviews, The Hand of God, C’Mon C’Mon & Final Account, Karen Tongson discusses her new book, Why Karen Carpenter Matters.
Annemarie Ní Churreáin - RTÉ Concert Orchestra - Elizabeth Strout
48:50The Poison Glen collection by Annemarie Ní Churreáin explores her native Donegal & her own family history taking the reader to Castlepollard & the Mother & Baby Home in which her father was born, Stephen Kelly with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra on Christmas Big Band special, Oh William! is Elizabeth Strout's new novel.
The Treaty - Josephine Baker - Mic Christopher
47:55Theo Dorgan, Colin Murphy & art historian Jessica Fahy on the centenary of The Treaty, Josephine Baker became the first black woman to be inducted into the Pantheon, Sophie Gorman reports from Paris, Glen Hansard & documentary filmmaker, Alan Leonard, remember the hugely talented Mic Christopher on his twentieth anniversary.
John Connolly - French Film Festival - Albums
44:05Shadow Voices: 300 Years of Irish Genre Fiction is a new anthology edited by John Connolly, Mon Legionnaire or Our Men from director Rachel Lang at the French Film Festival, Simon Maher & Aoife Barry review from Christy Moore, Julie Doiron, The Darkness
Film reviews - Beatles, Get Back
50:23The latest film reviews, House Of Gucci, JFK Revisited with Aingeala Flannery & Donald Clarke, Peter Jackson’s Get Back explores the most contested period in The Beatles history, Paul McLoone & Sarah Stacey review the new documentary on Disney plus.
Ye Vagabonds - Vona Groarke - To The Moon
45:58Ye Vagabonds ahead of their performance at the National Concert Hall, Vona Groarke on her new poetry collection, Link, Tadhg O’Sullivan’s on his film, To The Moon, a new visual work which considers its subject through the media of sound and vision.
Freddie Mercury - Joy Crookes - Thomas Morris
45:38Pat Carty on Freddie Mercury: The Final Act, a new feature-length documentary on his 30th anniversary, Joy Crookes shares music from her debut album Skin, Thomas Morris on his new book The Dublin Railway Murder, an insight into Victorian Dublin
Jeremy Irons - Music order - Vera Klute
48:04Jeremey Irons on his role in House of Gucci, John Meagher on importance of running orders for great albums, Nick Drake play about the scandals around Handel’s Messiah in Dublin in 1742, Vera Klute is a multi-disciplinary artist, perhaps best known for her sculpture of the head of Luke Kelly & curator of the 2021 RDS Visual Art Awards.
50:33Sebastian Barry - Wheel of Time Review - Album Review: Adele, Damon Albarn and Elbow
50:17Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Film Reviews