Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's show....a special programme recorded recently in Sligo to celebrate Yeats 2015. Chair of Irish Poetry Paula Meehan and poet laureates from around the British Isles - Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Liz Lochhead, Aisling Fahey and Sinead Morrissey - read the work of Yeats (and their own work) before a live audience

    Arena Tuesday 6 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - the statue of Michaelangelo’s ‘David’ has weak ankles but experts say it will not collapse, members of REM and Nirvana, Sleater Kinney coming together as Superearth, the manuscript of a lost Felix Mendelssohn song rediscovered 140 years after it went missing

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    Bands on film

    Chris Wasser takes a look at depictions of bands on film - from the real stories told about the likes of The Beatles, Jim Morrison, Johnny Cash, Bill Hayley to fictional bands like those in the film That Thing You Do

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:43
      Title: Nothing To Lose But Your Head
      Composer: William Mccarthy
      Performer(s): Augustines
      Performer(s): Augustines
      Album: Augustines
      Duration: 4:08
    • Title: Rather Be
      Composer: Jack Patterson / Nicole Marshall
      Performer(s): Clean Bandit Feat Jess Glynne
      Performer(s): Clean Bandit Feat Jess Glynne
      Duration: 3:59

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