Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 18 October 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"

Arena Friday 18th October 2013

Arena Friday 18th October 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Abie Philbin Bowman with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.

Author Douglas Coupland

Author Douglas Coupland

Author Douglas Coupland on his book 'Worst. Person. Ever.' which is Published by William Heinemann.

Lir Graduates

Lir Graduates

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on Ireland's National Academy of Dramatic Art - The Lir and the students first steps into professional theatre. The website for further information is www.lir.ie.

Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction

Declan Burke discusses the latest crime fiction books with Seán Rocks including Jo Nesbo - Police (Harvill Secker) Alissa Nutting - Tampa (Faber & Faber) Jon Steel - Angel City (Bantam Press) Ruth Rendell - No Man's Nightingale (Hutchinson) The Tilted World by Tom Franklin & Beth Anne Fennelly (Mantle) and Snow White Must Die - Nele Neuhaus (Macmillan).

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Rachel Breslin and John Meagher review the latest albums 'New' from Paul McCartney, 'Same Cloth or Not' from Lisa O'Neill and 'Moon Landing' from James Blunt.

Arena Friday 18th October 2013

Abie Philbin Bowman with Arts and Entertainment News, Evelyn O'Rourke on the graduates of Ireland's National Academy of Dramatic Art - The Lir & Declan Burke on the latest in Crime Fiction.

Music Played on the Show

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Title: New

Composer: Paul McCartney

Performer(s): Paul Mccartney

Album: New (Deluxe Edition)

Duration: 3:11

00:00

Title: Early Days

Composer: Paul McCartney

Performer(s): Paul Mccartney

Album: NEW (Deluxe Edition)

Duration: 4:18

00:00

Title: No Train To Cavan

Composer: Lisa O Neill

Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill

Album: Same Cloth Or Not

Duration: 3:27

00:00

Title: Apiana

Composer: Lisa O'Neill

Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill

Album: Same Cloth Or Not

Duration: 1:07

00:00

Title: Bonfire Heart

Composer: James Blunt

Performer(s): James Blunt

Album: Moon Landing

Duration: 3:53

00:00

Title: Face The Sun

Composer: James Blunt

Performer(s): James Blunt

Album: Moon Landing

Duration: 0:49

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