Arena Tuesday 5 March 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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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 Tuesday 5th March 2013

Arena Tuesday 5th March 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Tim Roth

Tim Roth

The actor and director Tim Roth was in Ireland for the Dublin Film Festival. His new film is Broken and stars Cillian Murphy and the screenplay is by Irish playwright Mark O'Rowe

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New Planet Cabaret

New Planet Cabaret

Last Month in our creative writing course, Dave Lordan asked participants to write a crime story. The Excuse was the working title given by Dave who's with me in studio now. We also have Eoin Purcell of New Island Books who's here to give advice and tips on how to get published.

Philip Treacy

Philip Treacy

The story of milliner Philip Treacy is well known. The milliner born in Ahascragh, Co Galway, who studied in NCAD and then to the Royal College of Art in London, is now the foremost hat maker in the world.

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