Arena Monday 19 February 2018

Coming up on Monday's show...."Gallery Of The Dead" author Chris Carter, folk singer Sophie Coyle in session, film-maker Clio Barnard who directs Ruth Wilson and Sean Bean in the family drama "Dark River" and a review of "Feel Free", a new collection of essays in which Zadie Smith ponders the raison d'etre of our online culture

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UK National Dance Award for Michael Keegan Dolan

UK National Dance Award for Michael Keegan Dolan

Michael Keegan Dolan, creator of "Swan Lake/Loch na hEala" for which he has just won the UK National Dance Award for Best Modern Choreography

Further details:   http://swanlake.teacdamsa.com/

Review:  "Feel Free" by Zadie Smith

Review: "Feel Free" by Zadie Smith

Sinead Gleeson reviews "Feel Free" by Zadie Smith, a collection of essays written over an 8-year period around subjects such as family, libraries, Brexit and motherhood  (published by Hamish Hamilton)

Essay: decisions about eye surgery

Essay: decisions about eye surgery

Sonya Kelly with an essay about being told 'it's really up to you' when looking for advice from a doctor about possible cataract surgery

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"Dark River" director Clio Barnard

"Dark River" director Clio Barnard

Clio Barnard, director of "Dark River",a film set in Yorkshire where Alice (played by Ruth Wilson) is returning home for the first time in 15 years following the death of her father

Sophie Coyle in session

Sophie Coyle in session

Folk singer, songwriter and illustrator Sophie Coyle chats about what inspires her music and her debut album "Blame Me For The Storm"

Official website:  www.facebook.com/pg/sophiecoylemusic

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