Arena Monday 4 February 2013

coming up on Monday's show.....a live public interview with one of Ireland's leading playwrights Frank McGuinness, on the occasion of the publication of his latest novel "The Woodcutter and His Family"

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Would you like to be in our audience for a public interview with Frank McGuinness?  To mark the publication of his second novel "The Woodcutter & His Family", he'll be in conversation with Sean Rocks on Monday the 18th of September here in Studio 1 in the Radio Centre. If you'd like audience tickets just email arena@rte.ie with your full contact details and number of tickets required.

 

Arena Monday 4th February 2013

Arena Monday 4th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Live Music - Martha Wainwright

Live Music - Martha Wainwright

Martha Wainwright performs 'Can you believe it?' and 'Everything Wrong' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks - www.marthawainwright.com

Book Review - Peter Murphy

Book Review - Peter Murphy

Declan Burke reviews 'Shall we gather at the River' by Peter Murphy with Seán Rocks. The book tells the story of an evangelical DJ broadcasting his beliefs to small town Ireland. The Publishers are Faber.

Theatre - Focal Point

Theatre - Focal Point

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on 'Focal Point' - a new play by Manchán Magan at Dublin's Project Arts Centre. Directed by Mikel Murfi, the play sets out to explore the issues surrounding the Irish Language in the English speaking Ireland of today - www.projectartscentre.ie.

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Theatre Review - Bedroom Farce

Theatre Review - Bedroom Farce

Sophie Gorman reviews 'Bedroom Farce' by Alan Ayckbourn which is running at Dublin's Gate Theatre - www.gatetheatre.ie.

Classic Movie - Bad Day at Black Rock

Classic Movie - Bad Day at Black Rock

Tony Tracy discusses tonight's Classic Movie 'Bad Day at Black Rock' with Seán Rocks. The film is a western starring Spencer Tracy. Made in 1955, and shot in the searing heat of the Sierra Nevada, it was directed by John Sturges. However, it is no ordinary Western but actually a deeply political film in support of a liberal America.

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