Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Tuesday's show....the director of "A Doctor's Sword", the incredible story of an Irish doctor who survived the evacuation of Dunkirk, years in a Japanese prisoner of war camp and the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, composer Donncha Dennehy has teamed up with playwright Enda Walsh for an intriguing opera "The Last Hotel" and for Led Zeppelin fans hoping to complete their back catalogue, their final three studio albums have just been re-issued

    Arena Wednesday 22 January 2014

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    Arena Wednesday 22nd January 2014

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Pianist David Syme

    American Pianist David Syme performs 'Romanza' and 'Taboo' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. David Syme performs at the John Field Room of Dublin's National Concert Hall on Friday January 24th at lunchtime - www.nch.ie and www.symepiano.com for further information.

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    Theatre - The Dig

    Mark Wale on his play 'The Dig' which opens at Theatre Upstairs in Dublin from Tuesday January 28th - Saturday February 1st at 1pm - www.facebook.com/theatreupstairs.

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    Arena Wednesday 22nd January 2014 - Full Programme

    Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News, Helen Dunmore on her novel 'The Lie', Evelyn O'Rourke on 'Actions' at The Abbey Theatre, Colm Toibin on Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown' and Mark Wale on his play 'The Dig'.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie.  Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:16
      Title: The Sing
      Composer: Callahan, Bill
      Performer(s): Bill Callahan
      Performer(s): Bill Callahan
      Album: Dream River, Drag City
      Duration: 4:46
    • 19:50
      Title: You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): The Strypes
      Performer(s): The Strypes
      Album: Snapshot
      Duration: 3:06
    • Title: Romanza
      Composer: Anon / Arr David Syme
      Performer(s): David Syme
      Performer(s): David Syme
      Album: On Fire
      Duration: 1:52
    • Title: Taboo
      Composer: Leucona / Arr David Syme
      Performer(s): David Syme
      Performer(s): David Syme
      Album: Music from the Ahabeg Road
      Duration: 3:44

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