Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....1950's superstar Tab Hunter describes a life lived in secret, at the GAZE LGBT Film Festival, - 20 rare episodes of Hancocks Half-Hour recreated at Happy Days Enniskillen Beckett Festival and the latest albums from Lianne la Havas, The Maccabees and Albert Hammond Junior

    on Monday's show....our public interview with actor John C Reilly filled the Town Hall Theatre in Galway during the recent Film Fleadh. You can hear the stories he shared about a life in film on tonight's show

    Arena Friday 7 March 2014

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    'Agnes' - Director David Bolger

    A show which opens in the Project Arts Centre next week, celebrates the life of cabaret artist Agnes Bernelle. The man behind the show called Agnes is David Bolger of Cois Ceim Dance Company and he spoke to Seán Rocks about her life.

    Cois Ceim’s Agnes, directed by David Bolger opens at the Project Arts Centre on 15th March with previews on 13th and 14th. projectartscentre.ie is the website.

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    Book Review: 'We are all completely beside ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler.

    Sinead Gleeson reviews Karen Joy Fowler's latest book 'We are all completely beside ourselves' which is published by Serpent's Tail.

    Karen Joy Fowler pictured above.

    Sinead Gleeson reviewd 'We are all completely beside ourselves' for Arena.

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    Album Review with Edel Coffey and John Meagher.

    Edel Coffey and John Meagher have been listening to The Take Off and Landing of Everything from Elbow, The Classic from Joan as Policewoman, and A Perfect Contradiction from Paloma Faith.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: New York Morning
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Album: The Take Off and Landing of Everything
      Duration: 3:32
    • Title: The Classic
      Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman
      Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman
      Album: The Classic
      Duration: 3:39

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