Did you stay up?
A Summer Solstice thank you to, clockwise from top left: Stephen Garland, Dan Boyle, Luke Brennan, celebrity accountant Vanessa Foran, Olga Cronin, Johnny Keenan and others on the the Hill of Uisneach, Dermot Bohan, ‘Preposterous‘ and Neil Curran, our panel on last night’s Broadsheet on the Telly.
The show, produced by Neil Curran, can be viewed in its entirety above.
Our ‘at a glance’ guide
5:47 – “You’re looking well Steven!” – Update on Steven Garland’s health improvements post stem cell implants
23:42 – When Dan Boyle met Camilla and a whole lot of Cork chat
38:09 – Dan talks Brexit
44:37 – Live from the Hill of Uisneach – Is Johnny building a Wicker Man?
56:47 – De Entertainment Bit (see below)
1:11:56 – Cork Harbour’s Incineration plant
1:23:00 – Chatpit Invasion! Dermot joins the panel!
1:40:22 – Summer Solstice – poetry from the druids
1:54:11 – De Papers
2:02:45 – Olga’s Disclosures Update
Unacceptable language throughout.
Free this weekend?
Look, the sun is shining for the weekend so the only thing you should be doing is heading out doors and given the madra a bit of a long walk in the beach. Or maybe you should dust off your tent and take a trip to Westmeath for one of Ireland’s best festivals, the Body & Soul Festival (tickets still available on their website). But if sand in your shoes or portaloos aren’t your thing, there are few other things you can check out on your Tellybox or the local movie fleapit…
(USA – 12A) Dir: Gary Ross. Starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway
Fresh out of prison, Debbie Ocean (Bullock) has learned nothing behind bars and decides to concoct the greatest heist of her career.
“As with all the others in the franchise, it is harmless and isn’t trying to pretend it is the Maltese Falcon. Its entertaining, classy and promises a laugh or two along the way.” – Vanessa Foran, Broadsheet on the Telly.
The Happy Prince (Broadsheet Movie of the Week!)
(GER, BEL, UK, ITS – 15A) Dir: Rupert Everett. Starring Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson
A look at the latter years of Oscar Wilde’s life when he lived in Paris. Everett gives an excellent performance as Wilde with strong performances from the supporting cast.
(IRL, UK) Dir: Aoife McArdle. Starring Ann Skelly, Ryan Lincoln
Feature debut of acclaimed direct MacArdle, a young Candice (Skelly) dreams of escaping the dullness of her hometown and those dreams blur with reality. Strong performance from Skelly with mixed performances from the supporting cast.
Previously: Broadsheet on the Telly