Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Tuesday's show....the album “Dust On The Nettles” is a journey through the sounds of the British underground folk scene, can love overcome all or are there always winners and losers? - the questions posed by Brian Friel in his play “Lovers”, author Michel Faber chats about "The Book Of Strange New Things" and a brutal murder in 1882 is the backdrop for a clash of cultures in the play ‘Maum’ at the Galway International Arts Festival  

    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
      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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