Arena Tuesday 28 May 2013

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena

Arena

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Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally is an Australian playwright and an author of fiction and non-fiction works. He joins Sean Rocks to discuss his new book The Daughters of Mars published by Sceptre

Mel Parsons in Session

Mel Parsons in Session

New Zealand Folk singer joins Sean Rocks in Studio. She performs her track I Won't Let You Down and Things Will get good. www.melparsons.com

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

A new book called 'Seeing Red' explores the controversial portrayal of American Indians on film. With essays from a leading group of American Indian academics, the book looks back at many of the films that have been produced over the years

Listowell Writers week

Listowell Writers week

Colm Toibin, Leonard Cohen and the Time Traveller's Wife - all of them will feature, in some way, as part of Listowell Writers week, Abie Philbin Bowman has been picking out a few highlights for us.

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