Arena Thursday 27 March 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena

Arena

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Warhorse at The Bord Gais Energy Theatre

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.

Film Review

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.

Mark Ravenhill - 'Dublin Theatre Festival and Theatre forum's The Next Stage'

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.

Tony Clayton Lee on 'Frankie Goes To Hollywood'

Tony Clayton Lee on 'Frankie Goes To Hollywood'

Music Played on the Show

Two Tribes

Two Tribes

Frankie Goes To Hollywood

3:20

Relax

Relax

Frankie Goes To Hollywood

4:07

The Power Of Love

The Power Of Love

Frankie Goes To Hollywood

5:40

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