Arena Monday 28 April 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

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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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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