Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Monday's show....theatre reviews will include Tom Murphy's new work 'Brigit' and the latest production of 'Bailegangaire', the art of Francis Bacon and Sean will be chatting to Greek musical legend Nana Mouskouri

    Arena Wednesday 26 March 2014

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    LittleThing, Big Thing

    LittleThing, Big Thing is a new play from the Fishamble: The New Play Company. The story follows Larry and Martha as they travel across Ireland. It's written by Donal O'Kelly.
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    Simone Felice

    Simone Felice is a Catskills singer who helped launch the new wave of alt Americana in the band The Felice Brothers. He has now brought out his second solo album 'Strangers'.
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    Sonya Kelly Essay

    Sonya Kelly is a playwright and comic and she's also a regular contributor here on Arena. Sonya has rather a unique method of eating apples....
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    Joao Almino

    Joao Almino is a Brazilian author whose novel,The Book Of Emotions, has been longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. One of a collection of novels called The Brazilia Quintet, The Book of Emotions'focuses on the story of a man called Cadu who is also the narrator. The Book Of Emotions by Joao Almino is published by Dalkey Archive.
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    Irish Mammies

    This weekend is Mother's Day, and to mark the annual holiday, our reporter Abie Philbin Bowman has been looking into the unlikely resurgence of the Irish Mammy in comedy... and she divides the critics, but there is no getting away from one Agnes Brown.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:45
      Title: Wandering Star
      Composer: Barrow/Gibbons/Oskar/Goldstein/Dickerson/Brown/Allen/Scott/Jordan/Miller
      Performer(s): Portishead
      Performer(s): Portishead
      Album: Dummy, Go Beat, 8285222
      Duration: 5:05
    • Title: Molly-O
      Composer: Simone Felice
      Performer(s): Simone Felice
      Performer(s): Simone Felice
      Album: Team Love 11
      Duration: 3:18
    • Title: Running Through My Head
      Composer: Simone Felice
      Performer(s): Simone Felice
      Performer(s): Simone Felice
      Album: Strangers
      Duration: 4:26

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