Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show we celebrate all that's terrifying in the worlds of literature, cinema and music. What exactly is it that frightens us? Why is it such a powerful emotion and why do we seem to love it?

    Arena Thursday 27 March 2014

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    Warhorse at The Bord Gais Energy Theatre

    Warhorse tells the story of the unbreakable bond between a young man and his horse set against the backdrop of World War 1. Based on the children's book by Michael Morpurgo, it has been made into a stage hit on the West End & Broadway. It opened last night at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre and runs until April 26th Sophie Gorman was there.
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    Film Review

    Film reviews with Eithne Shorthall & Chris Wasser, and the films we looked at tonight are Superhero sequel Captain America, The Winter Soldier, Music documentary 20 Feet from Stardom, and the latest in the Muppet franchise, Muppets Most Wanted.
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    Mark Ravenhill - 'Dublin Theatre Festival and Theatre forum's The Next Stage'

    Mark Ravenhill was thirty-one when his play Shopping and Fucking was a massive hit. It tells the story of what young unemployed people did to survive during the 80's and early 90's including phone sex, prostitution and drugs. Ravenhill is taking part in a public interview at the Royal Irish Academy, and joined Seán in studio earlier today.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Two Tribes
      Composer: Gill/Johnson/O'Toole
      Performer(s): Frankie Goes To Hollywood
      Performer(s): Frankie Goes To Hollywood
      Album: Welcome To the Pleasuredome, Ztt, ZTT106CD
      Duration: 3:20
    • Title: Relax
      Composer: Gill/Johnson/O'Toole
      Performer(s): Frankie Goes To Hollywood
      Performer(s): Frankie Goes To Hollywood
      Album: Welcome To the Pleasuredome
      Duration: 4:07
    • Title: The Power Of Love
      Composer: Gill/Johnson/O'Toole/Nash
      Performer(s): Frankie Goes To Hollywood
      Performer(s): Frankie Goes To Hollywood
      Album: Welcome To the Pleasuredome
      Duration: 5:40

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