Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Monday 14 October 2013


    Arena Monday 14th October 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.


    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.


    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.

    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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