Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Wednesday's show.......hot on the heels of the phenomenal success of 'Ballyturk', playwright Enda Walsh talks about his next production 'How These Desperate Men Talk', a review of "Borstal Boy" which returns to the Irish stage after 25 years and 20 years after it blasted onto our tv screens we look at the phenomenon of "Friends" and what makes it timeless

    Arena Tuesday 29 April 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Chris O’Dowd nominated for a Tony Award for his portrayal of Lenny in ‘Of Mice & Men’ on Broadway as well as nominations for ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’, the cast of the new Star Wars Episode VII film will include Domhnall Gleeson, Coldplay announce an international treasure hunt for their lyric sheets

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    RDS Music Bursary winner

    the winner of the €10,000 RDS Music Bursary is 18-year old Cork trombonist Clara Daly Donnellan

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    IMPAC Literary Award

    In the continuing series this week Kay Sheehy reviews the IMPAC Literary Award shortlisted novel “The Sound Of Things Falling” by Juan Gabriel Vasquez, published by Bloomsbury

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    Joel Dicker, author

    Joel Dicker, the Swiss writer and author of “The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair”, published by MacLehose  

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    "Duel", directed by Steven Spielberg

    with the publication of a new book "Steven Spielberg and Duel: The Making Of A Film Career" by Steven Awalt, John Byrne looks at the 1971 film “Duel”, the directorial debut of Steven Spielberg

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Elegy From Mippy Ii
      Composer: Leonard Bernstein
      Performer(s): Clara Daly Donnellan
      Performer(s): Clara Daly Donnellan
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 1:14
    • Title: The Happiest Man In The World
      Composer: Ed Hamell
      Performer(s): Ed Hamell
      Performer(s): Ed Hamell
      Album: New West Records
      Duration: 3:25
    • Title: Whores
      Composer: Ed Hamell
      Performer(s): Ed Hamell
      Performer(s): Ed Hamell
      Album: New West Records
      Duration: 2:21

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