Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Friday 21 February 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show presented by Evely O'Rourke.

The Vortex

The Vortex

Noel Coward's 1924 play 'The Vortex' centres around a socialite mother's difficult relationship with her drug-addicted son. Set against a backdrop of the roaring 1920s, it is currently showing at the Gate Theatre in Dublin. Sophie Gorman joins Evelyn with her review. www.gatetheatre.ie

Andrew Maxwell

Andrew Maxwell

Abie talks to Andrew Maxwell ahead of his new nationwide tour

True Detectives Essay

True Detectives Essay

From Starsky and Hutch, Cagney and Lacey, television has always found a place in its scheduling heart for buddy detective pairs.But a new series on Sky Atlantic is breaking this cosy mould. Starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaghy, Cole and Heart appeal to Edel Coffey's pessimistic side.as she explains..

The Pike: Gabriele d'Annunzio

The Pike: Gabriele d'Annunzio

Lucy Hughes-Hallett has written about his life and the result is her prize-winning book, The Pike: Gabriele d'Annunzio, Poet, Seducer and Preacher of War, and she tells Evelyn about it. Published by Forth Estate

Album Reviews: Beck, St. Vincent and Wild Beasts

Album Reviews: Beck, St. Vincent and Wild Beasts

Tonight Evelyn is joined by Rachel Breslin and John Meagher. They have been listening to the latest from Saint Vincent, Wild Beasts and Beck

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