Arena Friday 31 January 2014
coming up on Friday's show...cult novel "Fat City" by Leonard Gardner is re-issued, art historian Andrew Graham Dixon talks Caravaggio and reviews of the latest albums from Rhiannon Giddens, Froth and Jidenna
The Invisible Woman
“The Invisible Woman,” adapted from Claire Tomalin’s 1990 biography, is the true story of Dickens’s longtime clandestine affair with Nelly Ternan, who was 27 years his junior. They met in 1857 when Nelly, 18, was appearing in the Collins play “The Frozen Deep,” whose production Dickens oversaw. Dickens at the time was 45.
“The Invisible Woman,” was directed by and stars Ralph Fiennes who talks to Sean from a London studio.
South African Comedian, Trevor Noah first came to International Attention when he was publically endorsed by Eddie Izzard.
Noah makes his Vicar Street debut tonight, with his award-winning one-man show, ‘The Racist’.
Abie Philbin Bowman is in studio to tell us more
This week albums are an eclectic mix –
Broken Bells with their latest collaboration ‘After the Disco’,
Indie rockers Augustines with their self-titled 2nd album
and finally Bombay Bicycle Club with their fourth album in five years called ‘So Long, See You Tomorrow’.....
And with their verdicts, Sean is joined by Sinéad Ní Mhordha and Niall Byrne....