Arena Wednesday 29 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

___________________________________________________________________________ 

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 Wednesday 29th January 2014

Arena Wednesday 29th January 2014

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Edel Coffey with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.

Sheila Pratschke

Sheila Pratschke

Sheila Pratschke on being appointed The Chair Designate of The Arts Council.

Costa Book of the Year Award

Costa Book of the Year Award

Nathan Filer on winning the Costa Book of the Year Award for his novel 'The Shock of the Fall'. The Publishers are The Burrow Press.

Theatre Review - A Tender Thing

Theatre Review - A Tender Thing

Sophie Gorman reviews 'A Tender Thing' at Dublin's Project Arts Centre - www.projectartscentre.ie.

Poet Sinead Morrissey

Poet Sinead Morrissey

Poet Sinead Morrissey, winner of the TS Elliot Prize for Poetry, reads her poem 'Through The Square Window' from her collection 'Parallax'. The Publishers are

Frankenstein in Film

Frankenstein in Film

Abie Philbin Bowman on Frankenstein in film ahead of the release of 'I Frankenstein'.

Keywords

Arena Wednesday 29th January 2014 - Full Programme

Edel Coffey with Arts News, Sheila Pratschke Chair Designate of The Arts Council, Costa Book Award Winner Nathan Filer, a review of 'A Tender Thing' at Dublin's Project Arts Centre, Poet Sinead Morrissey and a look at Frankenstein in Film.

Music Played on the Show

Gold

Gold

James Vincent Mcmorrow

3:10

The Oil Rigs At Night

The Oil Rigs At Night

The Delines

3:47

Twitter

Facebook

Contact the Show

Email: arena@rte.ie

Twitter: @RTEArena

Text: 51551

Presenter: Seán Rocks

Schedule

Ways to Listen

Radio
Mobile
Internet
Radio Player
Podcasts
TV