Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Tuesday's show...award-winning war photographer Giles Duley on the challenges of working in areas of brutal conflict with just one functioning limb, Hadley Freeman explains why 1980's films taught her everything she needs to know about life and Kay Sheehy's review of the IMPAC shortlist continues with “Someone” by Alice McDermott  

    Arena Thursday 3 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr - David Holmes & Mark Cousins unveil their film ‘I Am Belfast’ tonight as part of the city film festival, free music gigs in Dublin as part of Music Town 2015, Jimmy Magee releases a single for motor neurone charity - a cover of George Jones’s ‘These Old Eyes Have Seen It All’   

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    Film Director interview

    Richard Ayoade, actor and director on his new film "The Double" starring  Jesse Eisenberg, inspired by the novel of the same name by Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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    Author interview

    Emma Hannigan talks about her latest novel "The Summer Guest", published by Hachette Ireland.  Her memoir "Talk To The Headscarf" chronicles her long-running battle with cancer

    Official website www.emmahannigan.com     

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Sun Never Rose
      Composer: Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Duration: 4:15
    • Title: Big Ben
      Composer: Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 4:00

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