Arena Friday 21 March 2014

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

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James Naughtie

James Naughtie

Interview with BBC Radio Presenter and Veteran Political Commentator James Naughtie has published his first novel, The Madness of July.

Batman 75th Anniversary

Batman 75th Anniversary

This year marks the 75th anniversary of one of the most popular comic book superheroes of all time - Batman. Chris Wasser joins Sean in studio.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

This weeks albums up for review are, Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltry, Foster the People and Shakira

Music Played on the Show

Going Back Home

Going Back Home

Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey

1:00

Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window

Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window

Wilko Johnson

0:53

Empire

Empire

Shakira

4:14

Dare La La La

Dare La La La

Shakira

1:08

Pseudologia Fantastica

Pseudologia Fantastica

Foster The People

1:36

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