Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Tuesday's show....the director of "A Doctor's Sword", the incredible story of an Irish doctor who survived the evacuation of Dunkirk, years in a Japanese prisoner of war camp and the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, composer Donncha Dennehy has teamed up with playwright Enda Walsh for an intriguing opera "The Last Hotel" and for Led Zeppelin fans hoping to complete their back catalogue, their final three studio albums have just been re-issued

    Arena Tuesday 13 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - a Family Guy/Simpsons episode to air in September, a track possibly about Mountjoy Prison on Morrissey's next album 'None Of Your Business', Blondie one of the big acts confirmed for this year's Electric Picnic

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    50 great books that can change your life

    Andy Miller, author of "The Year Of Reading Dangerously: How 50 Great Books Saved My Life"  (published by Fourth Estate)  

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    Other people's taste in music

    John Byrne reviews “Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste” by Carl Wilson (published by Bloomsbury), a book that looks at how people organise their identities around their professed love for different types of music

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:18
      Title: My Silver Lining
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Album: Stay Gold
      Duration: 3:50
    • Title: Mr Tembo
      Composer: Albarn, Damon
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Performer(s): Damon Albarn
      Album: Everyday Robots, Parlophone, 825646331314
      Duration: 3:43
    • Title: My Heart Will Go On
      Composer: Horner/Jennings
      Performer(s): Celine Dion
      Performer(s): Celine Dion
      Album: The All Time Greatest Movie Songs (recordno: Moodcd67), Columbia, MOODCD67
      Duration: 4:35

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