Podcast Archive

All our podcast episodes in one place. Episode 20: Seamus Deane on Georg Lukács: Listen Episode 19: Ciara Chambers on Irish Newsreels: Listen Episode 18: Roddy Flynn and Tony Tracy on Irish Film: Listen Episode 17: Jonathan Rayner on the Mad Max films: Listen Episode 16: Mark O’Connell on Posthumanists and Preppers: Listen Episode 15:

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Our current episode is an interview with Seamus Deane on the literary critic Georg Lukács. What signs did this Marxist philosopher find in contemporary literature that European society in the 20th century was in a state of deep decay? Cornered by fascism and Stalinism, Lukács embarked on an intellectual journey that was uneven, dangerous and

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BBC Arena documentary on Field Day made for the premiere of Brian Friel’s ‘Making History’ in 1988



BBC Radio Ulster program on the Field Day Production of Sam Shepard’s ‘A Particle of Dread’ at Signature Theater, New York, November 2014.



Andrew Carpenter, Charlie Haughey & Seamus Deane

Editor Andrew Carpenter, An Taoiseach Charles Haughey & General Editor Seamus Deane at the launch of the Field Day Anthology, Newman House, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin




Stephen Rea and Seamus Heaney
Cure at Troy rehearsals, Derry


Stephen Rea as Oscar Wilde

Stephen Rea as Oscar Wilde in Terry Eagleton’s Saint Oscar, London, 1989


Stephen Rea, Colm Meaney, Niall Buggy



Book launch invitation


L-R: Tom Kilroy, Kate O’Toole, Jim Sheridan






Kate O’Toole

RTÉ radio documentary on the 25th anniversary (1995) of the premiere of Brian Friel’s ‘Translations’.



Field Day’s ‘A Particle of Dread’, by Sam Shepard, excerpt of the production at the Playhouse, Derry, December 2013.



The Story of Field Day.  2006 BBC documentary.



Episode #10: Tina-Karen Pusse on Jordan Peterson, Identity Politics and the Online Culture Wars

The provocative and inflammatory punditry of Jordan Peterson is coming to Ireland. In this interview, Tina-Karen Pusse sketches and critiques the politics of libertarianism and the New Right and anti-feminism that will draw crowds to Dublin’s 3Arena on 14 July. ‘Winning the War of Ideas’ will feature Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, and Douglas Murray.  Anticipating

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