Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    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     

    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
      Duration: 4:00

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