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Previews Of The Week

Previews Of The Week

David Arnold: He shoots, he scores

David Arnold: He shoots, he scores

Arnold made his name scoring the sci-fi blockbusters of the 1990s – and classical audiences are lapping it up, writes Nadine O’Regan

Film: Galaxy juggernaut lost in space

Film: Galaxy juggernaut lost in space

There’s a strange mood of pointlessness to events that no amount of cloying emotional confrontation can lift

Theatre: Brokentalkers present theatre as therapy with deeply personal play

Theatre: Brokentalkers present theatre as therapy with deeply personal play

Have I No Mouth is a brave and inspiring piece of theatre about loss

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Alexei Shirov v Aman Hambleton

Classical Notes: RDS award described as ‘life changing’

Classical Notes: RDS award described as ‘life changing’

This year’s total bursary fund of €25,000 is a record

Television: Trump all fired up by his first 100 days

Television: Trump all fired up by his first 100 days

Like his predecessors, Trump needs definable external enemies to keep the national glue-pot boiling

Previews of the week

Previews of the week

TV, films and downloads

Theatre: A complex tale of friendship, life, art and deception

Theatre: A complex tale of friendship, life, art and deception

Margulies’ play moves with the sort of naturalistic ease that never lets the audience get comfortable with the unfolding scenario

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

Film: Devil is in the detail of 1980s romp

Film: Devil is in the detail of 1980s romp

The story might lack a certain novelty, but Handsome Devil more than makes up for its breeziness with soulful performances

Classical Notes: National Concert Hall widens its horizons for the year ahead

Classical Notes: National Concert Hall widens its horizons for the year ahead

I cannot myself hope to grapple with but a fraction of even the major highlights here

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Ioan-Cristian Chirila v Irine Kharisma Sukandar

TV: Strange handshakes and shoals of red herrings

TV: Strange handshakes and shoals of red herrings

The lords of television giveth and the lords taketh away