Arena With Seán Rocks

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    coming up on Friday's show....Kay Sheehy's run-down of the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award continues with "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson, Marina Carr and Rachel West, judges for this year's PJ O'Connor Award for Radio Drama, the newly-appointed Ireland Professor of Poetry 2016 and the latest albums from Beth Orton, Robert Glasper reinterpreting Miles Davis and Catfish & The Bottlemen

    Arena Thursday 6 March 2014

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    Film Reviews

    The Stag, Grand Hotel Budapest and 300: Rise of and Empire - Simon Maher & Roisin O'Brien join Sean to discuss
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    The Poets' Wives

    The Poets' Wives is the ninth book by author David Park. Spanning different times and places, the book is a lyrical triptych of novellas about the widows of three famous poets- the first two historical, the third fictional. David joins Sean from the Belfast Studio to discuss
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    The Walshes

    'Father Ted' and 'The IT Crowd' have a new sibling. Creator Graham Linehan has teamed up with the Irish comedy troupe 'Diet of Worms' to create a new sitcom for the BBC and RTE, called 'The Walshes' Our reporter, Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to several members from Diet of Worms, and he joins me now in studio

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Crazy In Love
      Composer: B Knowles/R Harrison/S Carter/E Record
      Performer(s): Beyoncé
      Performer(s): Beyoncé
      Album: Dangerously In Love
      Duration: 4:13
    • Title: Weapons
      Composer: Hudson Taylor
      Performer(s): Hudson Taylor
      Performer(s): Hudson Taylor
      Duration: 2:53

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