Arena Friday 21 March 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

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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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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