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    on Friday's show..."Pull Down A Horseman", playwright Eugene McCabe's fictional account of how Connolly and Pearse decided on the date for the 1916 Rising, from a childhood in war-torn Biafra to the search for the meaning of love in author Chinelo Okparanta's "Under The Udala Trees" and the latest albums from Rhianna, Elton John and Field Music 

    Arena Monday 14 October 2013

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    Arena Monday 14th October 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Classic Movie - Brigadoon

    Ruth Barton discusses tonight's Classic Movie 'Brigadoon' with Seán Rocks. The film was released in 1954 and stars Gene Kelly as an American hunter who goes missing in the hills of Scotland.

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    Arena Monday 14th October 2013 - Full Programme

    Audrey Donohue with tonight's Arts News, Simon Maher reviews the James Bond novel 'Solo' by William Boyd, Barra Boydell on 'The Encyclopedia of Music in Ireland', Tony Clayton-Lea on 'Crimson Red' the new album from Prefab Sprout and Ruth Barton discusses this week's Classic Movie 'Brigadoon' starring Gene Kelly.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Wire (Album Version)
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Haim
      Performer(s): Haim
      Album: The Wire, Polydor, Not Available
      Duration: 4:06
    • Title: King Of Rock And Roll
      Composer: Mcaloon
      Performer(s): Prefab Sprout
      Performer(s): Prefab Sprout
      Album: Ian Dempseys Kick Start (recordno: Ckcick1), Emi, CKCICK1
      Duration: 4:21
    • Title: The Best Jewel Thief In The World
      Performer(s): Prefab Sprout
      Performer(s): Prefab Sprout
      Album: Crimson / Red
      Duration: 4:52

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