Arena Thursday 3 January 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

Arena Thursday 3rd January 2013

Arena Thursday 3rd January 2013

A daily arts and popular culture show, presented by Edel Coffey.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Sophie Gorman and Simon Maher review this week's new film releases 'The Impossible' and 'Quartet' with Edel Coffey.

Live Music - Gavin James

Live Music - Gavin James

Dublin Singer-Songwriter performs 'Say Hello' and 'For You' live in studio with interview by Edel Coffey.

Book Review - Michael Connelly

Book Review - Michael Connelly

Declan Burke reviews American Author Michael Connelly's 'The Black Box'. The Publishers are Little Brown.

Writer Robert Higgins

Writer Robert Higgins

Writer Robert Higgins discusses his story 'Copper' which is part of a collection called 'Abandoned Darlings' with readings by Dylan McDonough. Facebook.com/abandoneddarlings for more information.

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Email: arena@rte.ie

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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