Arena Monday 21 January 2013

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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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

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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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