Arena Wednesday 3 April 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

Arena 3rd April 2013

Arena 3rd April 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Death of Milo O'Shea

Death of Milo O'Shea

Michael Colgan of The Gate Theatre and Actor Des Keogh on the Actor Milo O'Shea who has died aged 86.

Author Patrick Ness

Author Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness on his novel 'The Crane Wife' in which the main character, George Duncan, helps an injured great crane, an action which changes his life. The Publishers are Canongate.

Reginald D.Hunter

Reginald D.Hunter

Comedian Reginald D.Hunter on his Irish tour entitled 'In the midst of Crackers'. The website for tour dates is www.reginalddhunter.com.

Driving Songs

Driving Songs

As many of Arena's listeners enjoy the programme while sitting in their cars, Abie Philbin-Bowman discusses songs which are inspired by driving.

Eileen Gibbons

Eileen Gibbons

Eileen Gibbons on her play 'Waiting For Elvis' which opens on Wednesday April 3rd at The Axis Theatre in Dublin's Ballymun. The play runs until Saturday April 13th - www.axis-ballymun.ie.

Driving Songs

Driving Songs

Abie Philbin-Bowman with Arena listeners suggestions for 'driving' songs via Twitter and Text.

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