Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

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Arena Friday 14 March 2014

coming up on Wednesday's show.....playwright Stacey Gregg explores our relationship with technology in the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival, Helen Sedgwick, author of "The Comet Seekers", the ethereal music of Farah Elle and the new Irish film "A Date For Mad Mary"

Arena

Arena

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Martin Sixsmith

Martin Sixsmith

Martin SIxsmith is a former BBC foreign correspondent and also worked as communications director for Tony Blair's first labour government. More recently he has come to attention in this country for his book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee which was made into the Oscar nominated film Philomena starring Steve Coogan and Judi Dench. Sixsmith was in Ireland last weekend as part of the Ennis Book Club Festival. I spoke to him at the event and asked him about how he first became interested in the Philomena Lee story

You Should Have Known - Jean Hanff Korelitz

You Should Have Known - Jean Hanff Korelitz

Jean Hanff Korelitz is a New York author and has just published her sixth novel, You Should Have Known.The book tells the story of Grace Sachs, a marriage counselor who discovers she may be more in need of advice than her own patients. She Joins Sean from New York to discuss

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Joining Sean to discuss some of this week's new album releases are Sinead Gleeson and Simon Maher. They've been listening to Kiss Me Once from Kylie, Recess from Skrillex, and Home from Kian Egan

Music Played on the Show

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Title: I Was Gonna Cancel

Composer: Pharrell Williams

Performer(s): Kylie Minogue

Album: Kiss Me Once (Special Edition) Parlophone UK

Duration: 1:20

00:00

Title: Feel So Good

Composer: Kylie Minogue/Steve Anderson

Performer(s): Kylie Minogue

Duration: 1:09

00:00

Title: Coast Is Clear

Composer: SJ Moore

Performer(s): Skrillex

Album: Recess OWSLA/Big Beat/ATL

Duration: 1:24

00:00

Title: Doompy Poomp

Composer: SJ Moore

Performer(s): Skrillex

Album: Recess OWSLA/Big Beat/ATL

Duration: 1:13

00:00

Title: Home

Composer: Not Available

Performer(s): Kian Egan

Album: Home - Single BMG Chrysalis Not Available

Duration: 3:41

00:00

Title: I Run To You

Composer: H Scott/C Kelley/D Haywood/T Douglas/E McCain

Performer(s): Kian Egan + Jodi Albert

Duration: 1:12

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