Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Tuesday's show....the director of "A Doctor's Sword", the incredible story of an Irish doctor who survived the evacuation of Dunkirk, years in a Japanese prisoner of war camp and the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, composer Donncha Dennehy has teamed up with playwright Enda Walsh for an intriguing opera "The Last Hotel" and for Led Zeppelin fans hoping to complete their back catalogue, their final three studio albums have just been re-issued

    Arena Tuesday 8 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr - for the first time ever Glyndebourne Opera Company bring Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ to Dublin in December, Coldplay will not be doing any publicity for their new album ‘Ghost Stories’, broadcasters Michael Buerk criticises female tv presenters and newsreaders who complain about age discrimination    

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    Author interview

    Eleanor Catton, whose second novel "The Luminaries" won the Man Booker Prize last year.  It is published by Granta 

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    Director interview

    Gareth Evans, Welsh-born film director on his sequel "The Raid 2" and actor Iko Uwais who plays the character of Rama

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:18
      Title: Busy Earnin'
      Performer(s): Jungle
      Performer(s): Jungle
      Album: Busy Earnin' - Single
      Duration: 3:13
    • Title: Temple
      Composer: Followill/Followill/Followill/Followill
      Performer(s): Kings Of Leon
      Performer(s): Kings Of Leon
      Album: Mechanical Bull (Deluxe Version)
      Duration: 4:25

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