Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Tuesday's programme..........Declan Long reports on EVA  International, Ireland's premier biennial of contemporary art in Limerick,  an interview with Tom Rob Smith, author of ‘The Farm’ a novel which taps into the current fascination with all-things Scandinavian,  Kay Sheehy reviews the first of the 10 books on the IMPAC shortlist  and a report on an exhibition of Japanese art at the Chester Beatty Library

    Arena Tuesday 29 October 2013


    Arena Tuesday 29th October 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.


    Theatre - Beatle Mal

    Nik Wood - Jones on 'Beatle Mal' his one-man play about Mal Evans, roadie to The Beatles. Performances are on Thursday 31st October and November 1st at The Mill Theatre in Dundrum and Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th November at Dublin's Smock Alley Theatre -


    Comic Books into Movies

    Chris Wasser on comic books that have been turned into films. This week sees the release of 'Thor: The Dark World'.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:47 p.m.
      Title: Where Can I Go
      Performer(s): Laura Marling
      Duration: 0:03:55
    • Title: Careless Whisper
      Composer: George Michael
      Performer(s): George Michael
      Duration: 0:05:14
    • Title: The Only Way Is Up
      Composer: G Jackson / J Henderson
      Performer(s): Yazz
      Album: Wanted Yazz , Big Life
      Duration: 0:04:10
    • Title: Run
      Composer: Connolly/Archer/Lightbody/Macclelland/Quinn
      Performer(s): Snow Patrol
      Album: Final Straw , Polydor , 9865408
      Duration: 0:04:32
    • Title: Free
      Composer: Rudimental / Emeli Sande
      Performer(s): Rudimental Feat Emeli Sande
      Album: Home , Asylum , ASYLUM24
      Duration: 0:03:23

    Arena With Seán Rocks

    Latest Show

    Arena With Seán Rocks on Twitter

    Seán Rocks

    Schedule Open Schedule