Arena Tuesday 19 March 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 Tuesday 19th March 2013

Arena Tuesday 19th March 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Political Comedians

Political Comedians

Abie Philbin-Bowman on an Irish political cabinet made up entirely of Irish stand-up comedians.

Live Music - Cora Venus Lunny

Live Music - Cora Venus Lunny

Cora Venus Lunny, presented by the Irish Composers Collective, will perform at the Kevin Barry Room at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Thursday the 21st of March. The website is www.nch.ie. Cora Venus Lunny performs 'Wave' by Richard Gill live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks.

The Beatles - Please Please Me

The Beatles - Please Please Me

Tony Clayton-Lea on 50 years of the album 'Please Please Me' by The Beatles.

Crime Fiction Books

Crime Fiction Books

Declan Burke on the latest crime fiction books including 'I Hear the Sirens in the Street' by Adrian McKinty (Serpent's Tail), 'Gone Again' by Doug Johnstone (Faber & Faber), 'The Carrier' by Sophie Hannah (Hodder and Stoughton) & 'The Polka Dot Girl' by Darragh McManus (Roundfire Books).

Music Played on the Show

Please Please Me

Please Please Me

The Beatles

2:13

Twist And Shout

Twist And Shout

The Beatles

2:46

I Saw Her Standing There

I Saw Her Standing There

The Beatles

3:05

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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