Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Tuesday 8 January 2013

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    Arena Tuesday 8th January 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    The Great Couch Rebellion

    A new play from Cavan's Gonzo Theatre Company opens at the Theatre Upstairs in Dublin. 'The Great Couch Rebellion' is a black comedy which focuses on what extremes the country's economic situation could push people to. Writer & Director Philip Doherty joins Sean Rocks to discuss.

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    9 to 5

    The musical '9 to 5' which will be on the Bord Gais Energy Theatre from Monday 21st January until the 26th January - Evelyn O'Rourke reports www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie

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    Roman Polanski's masterpieces, 'Repulsion' and 'Chinatown'

    Two of Roman Polanski's masterpieces, 'Repulsion' and 'Chinatown' are being re-released. And as a celebration of his work, the IFI in Dublin is showing a retrospective of his films - www.ifi.ie

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    Granta

    The winter edition of the new-writing magazine Granta has just been published and this quarter, the title is 'Betrayal'. Edel Coffey joins Sean Rocks to discuss.

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