Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Tuesday's programme.....a look at acclaimed actor/director Steven Berkoff's Dublin-production of 'The Actors Lament', a new biography of one of England's most famous and controversial poets Philip Larkin and there's music from the band Wild Promises

    Arena Tuesday 4 December 2012

    Listen

    Arena

    A daily magazine programme which looks at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment

    Listen

    New Planet Cabaret - Arena's Creative Writing Course

    New Planet Cabaret – On Tuesday 4th December Arena, together with New Island Press, launched the first ever on-air creative writing course. The course is aimed at anyone who would like to improve their writing skills or even write creatively for the first time.

    The course will last six months. At the conclusion we will publish a collection which will include the best submissions from our listeners along with contributions from writers who regularly appear on the programme.

    The collection will be called New Planet Cabaret. It will be published by New Island Press and edited by writer and lecturer Dave Lordan.

    The first task which Dave has set participants is to write a piece called The Party.

    Click here for details: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/features/2012/1206/357193-new-planet-cabaret/

    Send your script to arena@rte.ie on or before 4th January 2013.

    For more tips and advice go to Dave’s website davelordanwriter.com.The New Island website is newisland.ie

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Arena With Seán Rocks

    Latest Show

    Arena With Seán Rocks on Twitter

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

    Schedule Open Schedule