Arena Friday 27 September 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 Friday 27th September 2013

Arena Friday 27th September 2013

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Arts News

Arts News

Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts & Entertainment News.

Theatre Review - Germinal

Theatre Review - Germinal

Sophie Gorman reviews 'Germinal' from this year's Dublin Theatre Festival - www.dublintheatrefestival.com.

Film Director Denis Villeneuve

Film Director Denis Villeneuve

Film Director Denis Villeneuve on his latest film 'Prisoners' starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal. The film is on general release.

Author Jhumpa Lahiri

Author Jhumpa Lahiri

Author Jhumpa Lahiri on her latest book 'The Lowland' which is shortlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize. The book is Published by Bloomsbury.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght and Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'The Fifth' from Dizzee Rascal, 'Days Are Gone' from Haim and 'Aventine' from Agnes Obel.

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