Tonight on Arena we look at John Banville’s latest Benjamin Black book, and continue our great composers review with the great life and work of Beethoven.
Daily arts and popular culture show.
Sinead Mooney with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.
Yvonne Nolan reviews 'The Rising of Bella Casey', a fictionalised account of the life of Sean O'Casey's sister with Seán Rocks. The book is by Mary Morrissy and is Published by Brandon Books.
Abie Philbin Bowman profiles comedian Stewart Lee who appears at Dublin's Vicar Street on Monday October 21st followed by two nights at the Galway Comedy Festival on October 22nd and 23rd - www.galwaycomedyfestival.com.
Columbian Harpist Edmar Castanada performs 'Poem Of Strings'. Edmar is currently on a tour of Ireland - www.musicnetwork.ie for full dates.
John Byrne on the book 'The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room - The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made by Greg Sestero (Publishers Simon & Schuster).
Tony Tracy discusses this week's Classic Movie 'The King Of Marvin Gardens' with Seán Rocks. The film, directed by Bob Rafelson was released in 1972 and stars Jack Nicholson and Bruce Dern.
Arts News with Sinead Mooney, Yvonne Nolan reviews 'The Rising of Bella Casey' by Mary Morrissy, Abie Philbin Bowman on comedian Stewart Lee, John Byrne on 'The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room - The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made' by Greg Sestero and Tony Tracy on this week's Classic Movie 'The King Of Marvin Gardens'.