Pierce Brosnan on Mamma Mia, Irish arts funding, Summer reads
Pierce Brosnan discusses his long and varied career which began as an artist, as he reprises the role of Sam Carmichael in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again - with less singing this time.
The Irish government has recently announced a new arts strategy and funding of Euro 2.billion Euros in a programme called "Investing in Our Culture, Language and Heritage. Journalist and Art Historian Robert O' Byrne, Dr. Annie Doona, Chair of Screen Ireland, and Catherine Heaney, Chair of the National Museum of Ireland Board discuss how the plan will affect Ireland's cultural landscape.
As MPs begin to debate the government's White Paper on Brexit, John Kampfner from the Creative Industries Federation explains their reaction to proposals for the arts and creative sector.
Need inspiration for holiday reading? Writer Stephanie Merritt recommends books to travellers destined for Malta, Spain and Greece as part of our Summer Reads series.
Presenter : Kirsty Lang
Producer : Dymphna Flynn.…read more