Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Tuesday's programme.....a look at acclaimed actor/director Steven Berkoff's Dublin-production of 'The Actors Lament', a new biography of one of England's most famous and controversial poets Philip Larkin and there's music from the band Wild Promises

    Arena Friday 2 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis and Jonathan Price in the cast of the BBC tv adaptation the Wolf Hall, Jeremy Paxman to try his hand at comedy, a growing hurling hip hop culture in Ireland - rap song The Art of the Clash already making waves 

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    Ireland/Hungary cultural links

    Evelyn O’Rourke reports from the launch of the book “The Club At Eddy’s Bar” by Zoltan Boszormenyi which explores the cultural links between Hungary and Ireland (published by Phaeton Publishing)

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    Homophobia and football

    the actor/playwright Rob Ward talks about his role in “Away From Home”, a play about the culture of homophobia in football which is on in Dublin next week as part of the Dublin Gay Theatre Festival    

    Full listings at www.gaytheatre.ie

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Air Balloon
      Composer: L Allen/K Schuster
      Performer(s): Lily Allen
      Performer(s): Lily Allen
      Album: Sheezus (Deluxe Edition)
      Duration: 4:03
    • Title: Silver Spoon
      Composer: L Allen/G Kurstin
      Performer(s): Lily Allen
      Performer(s): Lily Allen
      Album: Warner Music/Parlophone
      Duration: 0:50
    • Title: Love Me Like I'M Not Made Of Stone
      Composer: L Li/R Nowels/B Yttling
      Performer(s): Lykke Li
      Performer(s): Lykke Li
      Album: I Never Learn, Atlantic
      Duration: 1:11
    • Title: Sleeping Alone
      Composer: L Li/B Yttling
      Performer(s): Lykke Li
      Performer(s): Lykke Li
      Album: Atlantic
      Duration: 1:16
    • Title: Water Fountain
      Composer: M Garbus
      Performer(s): Tune Yards
      Performer(s): Tune Yards
      Album: 4AD
      Duration: 0:55
    • Title: Wait For A Minute
      Composer: M Garbus
      Performer(s): Tune Yards
      Performer(s): Tune Yards
      Album: 4AD
      Duration: 0:58

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