Inside Culture – S2#20 (Dublin Theatre Festival Special – Willie White, Sebastian Barry, Karine Polwart, Annie Ryan)

In this episode of Inside Culture we look ahead to this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival with Artistic Director Willie White joining Fionn in studio to preview this year’s programme.

Sebastian Barry chats to Fionn about returning to writing for theatre with On Blueberry Hill and drops in on rehearsals to hear from Artistic Director of Fishamble Jim Culleton and actors Nall Buggy and David Ganly.

Scottish folk musician Karine Polwart chats about her debut work for theatre Wind Resistance, which she brings to the Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire for a four-show run in October as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival.

And finally, Fionn visits Corn Exchange during rehearsals to speak with Annie Ryan, director Eoghan Carrick and cast members Declan Conlon and Venetia Bowe about Belinda McKeon’s new play Nora which premieres at this year’s festival.

Broadcast on Monday, 25th September 2017.