Arena Thursday 27 March 2014

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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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 

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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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