Arena Thursday 31 October 2013

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena Thursday 31st October 2013

Arena Thursday 31st October 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts & Entertainment News.

Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan on his role in the film 'Philomena' which is released in Ireland on Friday November 1st.

Book Review - Jennifer Johnston

Book Review - Jennifer Johnston

Yvonne Nolan reviews 'A Sixpenny Song by Jennifer Johnston. The book explores the relationship between a daughter and her parents and is Published by Tinder Press.

X-Factor - Matt Cardle

X-Factor - Matt Cardle

Nicoline Greer of RTE's Doc On One on 2010 X-Factor Winner Matt Cardle and what happens to the winners and losers after X-Factor. Nicoline Greer's documentary on X-Factor can be found on www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone/radio-documentary-generation-x-factor.html

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Edel Coffey and Johnnie Craig review this week's new film releases Thor: The Dark World, Philomena and The Nun with Seán Rocks.

Arena Thursday 31st October 2013 - Full Programme

Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts News, Steve Coogan on his role in 'Philomena', a review of Jennifer Johnston's 'A Sixpenny Song', Nicoline Greer on X-Factor winners and losers & reviews of the films Thor: The Dark World, Philomena and The Nun.

Music Played on the Show

Retrograde

Retrograde

James Blake

3:58

Loving You

Loving You

Matt Cardle And Melaine C

3:48

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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