Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Monday 20 January 2014


    Arena Monday 20th January 2014

    Daily arts and popular culture show.


    Is The Abbey Theatre a World Class Theatre?

    The question 'Is the Abbey Theatre a World Class Theatre?' was put to a panel of experts. Abbey Theatre Artisitic Director Fiach Mac Conghail responds to the findings.


    TV - Girls

    Roe McDermott on the 3rd season of the acclaimed HBO series 'Girls' which starts on Sky Atlantic on Monday January 20th at 10pm.


    Arena Monday 20th January 2014 - Full Programme

    Fiach Mac Conghail of The Abbey Theatre and Fintan O'Toole of The Irish Times on 'Is The Abbey Theatre a World Class Theatre?', Artist Sean Hillen on his exhibition 'Holes in Heaven', Roe McDermott on the HBO series 'Girls' and Ruth Barton on this week's Classic Movie 'Naked' starring David Thewliss.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Classic
      Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman
      Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman
      Album: The Classic
      Duration: 3:39
    • Title: Everyday Robots
      Composer: Albarn, Damon
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Album: Everyday Robots, Parlophone, 825646331314
      Duration: 3:55
    • Title: Friends In Low Places
      Composer: Blackwell/Lee
      Performer(s): Garth Brooks
      Performer(s): Garth Brooks
      Album: No Fences (recordno: Cdp7955032), Emi, CDP7955032
      Duration: 4:14

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