Artsextra [Radio Ulster]

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Arts magazine with Gareth Higgins reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

Arts magazine with Marie-Louise Muir reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

Arts magazine with Marie-Louise Muir reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts. Studio guests are playwright and novelist Pat McCabe and poet Paul Muldoon.

20070102

Ian Rankin, the UK's best-selling crime writer, talks to William Crawley about his Insp Rebus novels, the Edinburgh where they are set, and why crime fiction appeals to so many.

20070103

Patrick McCabe, one of Ireland's finest writers, reads from his new novel Winterwood and talks to Marie-Louise Muir about his work and the often traumatised Ireland which shapes it.

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20070105

Paul Muldoon, described as the most significant English-language poet born since the Second World War, reads from his collection Horse Latittudes.

20070108

Arts magazine with Marie-Louise Muir reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

20070109
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Arts magazine with Gareth Higgins reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

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Arts magazine with John O'Neill reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

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Arts magazine with Kim Lenaghan reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

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Arts magazine with Marie-Louise Muir. Guest is Stephen Merchant, who co-wrote The Office and Extras with Ricky Gervais.

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Arts magazine with Robbie Meredith reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

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20070410

A celebration of the career of novelist John McGahern in an interview with Marie-Lousie Muir recorded at his home in Leitrim just a few months before his untimely death a year ago.

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Arts magazine with Kim Lenaghan, reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

20070417

Marie-Louise Muir presents a special edition of the arts magazine from Washington DC, featuring a major poetry event.

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20070501
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Arts magazine with Kim Lenaghan reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

On MW only from 6.30pm to 7.25pm:

North West 200 Preview: Jackie Fullerton is joined by special guests and a live audience on the main Portrush to Portstewart coast road.

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20070528

Arts magazine with Marie-Louise Muir reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts. Studio guests are playwright and novelist Pat McCabe and poet Paul Muldoon.

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Arts magazine with Marie-Louise Muir, featuring a look at plans for the regeneration of Belfast as cranes loom over the city's skyline in a period of huge transformation.

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BBC Radio Ulster's Arts Extra is in Washington D.C., where Ulster poets were honoured for the Re-discover Northern Ireland festival, which showcased our literary and musical talent.

20070730

Marie-Louise Muir and guests Danny Morrison, Liz Kennedy and Terry Loane review JK Rowling's last ever Harry Potter book, and take a look at the new Simpsons film.

20070731

Marie-Louise Muir is joined by stand up and TV host Patrick Kielty ahead of his acting debut in Marie Jones' A Night in November at Belfast's Grand Opera House.

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Arts magazine with Ralph McLean reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

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Northern Ireland singer-songwriter Foy Vance joins Marie-Louise Muir. Foy spent his formative years in Oklahoma and talks about his early musical influences: soul, blues, gospel and jazz. He also discusses his new album, Hope, ahead of three gigs in Belfast.

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20071029

John Hewitt Special

A celebration of the life and work of the poet John Hewitt, 100 years after his birth. Presented by Marie-Louise Muir.

Hewitt grew up in Belfast, fell in love with the Glens of Antrim and their people, was exiled in Coventry, returned to his native city, and saw his poetic talent blossom late. With Frank Ormsby, editor of the Collected Poems of John Hewitt; Cahal Dallat, critic and stalwart of the John Hewitt Summer School; and Anne Tannahill, former Managing Director of Blackstaff Press.

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BBC Radio Ulster's nightly arts and entertainment programme, reflecting all aspects of popular culture, including film, television, music, books and visual arts.

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Marie-Louise Muir talks to two of Ireland's most exciting literary voices, Anne Enright and Glenn Patterson.

Enright has just won the coveted Man Booker Prize 2007 prize for her novel, The Gathering, about the 12-strong Hegarty family and their encounters with death, grief, anger and redemption. Glenn Patterson has published six novels - most recently The Third Party, set in Hiroshima.

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Arts magazine with Marie-Louise Muir reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

On MW only, from 6.45pm-9.00pm:

European Championship Football: Adam Coates presents coverage of Northern Ireland's final game in the Euro 2008 qualifying series. Nigel Worthington's men take on Spain in Gran Canaria.

Last September, a David Healey hattrick helped Northern Ireland to a memorable 3-2 win in Belfast, but Northern Ireland's only ever win on Spanish soil came in the 1982 World Cup finals, when a Gerry Armstrong goal gave them a 1-0 win in Valencia.

Commentary by Gerry Taggart and analysis by Roy Coyle.

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Arts magazine with Kim Lenaghan reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

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Robbie Meredith with BBC Radio Ulster's nightly arts and entertainment programme, reflecting all aspects of popular culture, including film, television, music, books and arts.

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Robbie Meredith presents the nightly arts and entertainment programme, reflecting all aspects of popular culture, including film, television, music, books and visual arts.

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Marie-Louise Muir presents the arts magazine. She talks to Patrick Kielty about his acting debut in Marie Jones's A Night to Remember.

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Arts magazine with Marie-Louise Muir. Michael Longley, Glenn Patterson and Patricia Craig celebrate the life and work of Belfast-born poet and critic Louis MacNeice.

20080102

Arts magazine. Marie-Louise Muir talks to novelist Joseph O'Connor, author of the widely acclaimed Redemption Falls.

20080103

Arts magazine. One hundred years after his birth, Marie-Louise Muir celebrates the career of poet John Hewitt. Contributors include Frank Ormsby, Cahal Dallat and Anne Tannahill.

20080104

Arts magazine. Marie-Louise Muir talks to authors Anne Enright and Glenn Patterson.

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20080128
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Kim Lenaghan presents a special programme about St Patrick and his influence in words, music and song.

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Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick talks to Robbie Meredith about his tough childhood, his artistic struggles and the rich and varied life he has lived.

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Kim Lenaghan presents artsextra live from Derry at the launch of the internationally renowned City of Derry Jazz Festival.

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Kim Lenaghan presents artsextra live from the opening night of the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival in Belfast.

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Kim Lenaghan and guests chart the seismic changes in culture, popular music and politics that took place in 1968, and look at how much they still influence our world.

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Arts magazine with Gareth Higgins, reporting on film, television, music, books and the visual arts, with reviews, previews and studio guests. Plus a round-up of arts news.

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