Arena Monday 21 January 2013

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

Daily entertainment and popular culture show.

Live Music - Josephine

Live Music - Josephine

Josephine performs 'Portrait' and 'A Freak A' live in studio with interview by Sean Rocks. Her latest album is 'Portrait' - www.josephineoniyama.com for full details.

Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull

Tony Clayton-Lea discusses Marianne Faithfull's 'Broken English' album, which has just been re-packaged in a deluxe version, with Sean Rocks.

Classic Movie - Withnail and I

Classic Movie - Withnail and I

Ruth Barton discusses this week's Classic Movie - 'Withnail and I' with Sean Rocks. Directed by Bruce Robinson in 1987, the film stars Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann as two unemployed actors.

Books - Wilkie Collins

Books - Wilkie Collins

Eibhear Walshe discusses a new book 'Wilkie Collins' by Peter Ackroyd with Sean Rocks. The Publishers are Chatto & Windus.

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