Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's show..."Pull Down A Horseman", playwright Eugene McCabe's fictional account of how Connolly and Pearse decided on the date for the 1916 Rising, from a childhood in war-torn Biafra to the search for the meaning of love in author Chinelo Okparanta's "Under The Udala Trees" and the latest albums from Rhianna, Elton John and Field Music 

    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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