Arena Monday 28 April 2014

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - the 4th series of The Savage Eye premieres the first episode online, the television comedy Dad’s Army to be made into a film starring Bill Nighy and Toby Jones, the National Concert Hall hosting world premiere in October from Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood

Will Forte, comedian and actor

Will Forte, comedian and actor

Will Forte, American comedian and actor talks about his role in the new Irish film ‘Run & Jump’, his previous film ‘Nebraska’ and his comedy improv characters

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Flannery O'Connor's non-fiction writing

Flannery O'Connor's non-fiction writing

Peter Murphy reviews “Mystery & Manners: Occasional Prose”, a collection of the non-fiction writing of Flannery O’Connor (published by Faber & Faber to mark the 50th anniversary of her death)

Mama King

Mama King

an interview and live music with the Australian singer/songwriter/ukelele player Mama Kin        

Official website at www.mamakin.com

 

Classic Movie

Classic Movie

Tony Tracey examines the religious evangelicalism that is at the core of the Classic Movie ‘Elmer Gantry’, starring Burt Lancaster and Jean Simmons

Music Played on the Show

Kathleen

Kathleen

Catfish And The Bottlemen

2:56

One Too Many

One Too Many

Mama Kin

3:15

The River As She Runs

The River As She Runs

Mama Kin

3:26

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