Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's show...one of the greatest comic actors of the silent - and any other era - Charlie Chaplin, playwright Emma O'Grady and the latest albums from Django Django, My Morning Jacket and Mumford and Sons

    on Monday's show....chat with actor Danny Huston about his latest film "Pressure", Belfast author Paul McVeigh's debut novel "The Good Son", the 25th anniversary of the Public Enemy album 'Fear Of A Black Planet' and the uplifting sounds of Gospel Rising

    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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