Arena Tuesday 8 January 2013

on Friday's show....Jackie Fox and Simon Maher review "44/876" from Sting and Shaggy; "Treasures from the Temple" from Thievery Corporation; and "Primal Heart" from Kimbra; interview with author Lionel Shriver about her new book, "Property: A Collection"; and Alan Corr reflects on his early vinyl-buying ahead of Record Store Day.

Arena Tuesday 8th January 2013

Arena Tuesday 8th January 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

The Great Couch Rebellion

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.

9 to 5

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

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

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

Granta

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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