Arena Friday 3 January 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

Arena

Arena

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First Fortnight

First Fortnight

First Fortnight aims to explore mental health issues through the arts. Writer and performers Sorcha Kenny and Neil Watkins join Sean in studio and Evelyn O'Rourke

Mandela

Mandela

'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' opens around the country and Sean spoke to the film's director Justin Chadwick about the making of the film of the life of the icon, Nelson Mandela.

Limerick

Limerick

Joining us from Limerick is Catherine Hayes on Limerick City of Culture.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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