Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Wednesday's programme..........Abie Philbin Bowman talks to American stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, the programme takes a look at a new film about James Joyce featuring the music of John McCormack, chat with the author Sebastian Barry about his latest novel “The Temporary Gentleman”, a preview of the forthcoming tv series "Fargo" and acclaimed film-maker Josh Oppenheimer talks about his documentary "The Act Of Killing".

    Arena Wednesday 27 November 2013

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    Arena Wednesday November 27th 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Carrie

    Roe McDermott on the enduring appeal of Stephen King's Carrie ahead of the release of the new film version directed by Brian De Palma.

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    The Colleen Bawn

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on rehearsals for Druid Theatre's new production of Boucicault's 'The Colleen Bawn.' The show opens on December 5th - further informatiojn on www.druid.ie.

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    Arena Wednesday 27th November 2013 - Full Programme

    Stephen Rea on Oedipus Variations at Derry's Playhouse, Roe McDermott on Carrie, Evelyn O'Rourke on Druid's 'The Colleen Bawn' and Tom Mathews on his latest collection of poetry 'No Return Game'.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Suddenly
      Composer: Anna Calvi
      Performer(s): Anna Calvi
      Performer(s):
      Album: One Breath, Domino, WIGCD284P
      Duration: 0:03:47
    • Title: Run Faster
      Composer: Adam Montgomery / Ben Robinson
      Performer(s): Sullivan and Gold
      Performer(s):
      Album: For Foes, Smalltown America Music
      Duration: 0:03:56
    • Title: Forever
      Composer: Haim
      Performer(s): Haim
      Performer(s):
      Album: Forever, Polydor, B009NYSFX8
      Duration: 0:04:05
    • Title: I'm not a young man anymore
      Composer: LOU REED
      Performer(s): The Velvet Underground
      Performer(s):
      Album: White Light / White Heat (Super Deluxe - 45th Anniversary), UMC, B00GUTDQAQ
      Duration: 0:01:58

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