Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Wednesday's show.....the writer and long-time political activist Bonnie Greer talks about her memoir “A Parallel Life”, the novels that have made this year's Man Booker longlist, Ireland's first Feminist Film Festival and chat with the cast of “Showboat” ahead of their Irish shows

    Arena Tuesday 27 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Limerick preparing for a troupe of giant puppets from the French Theatre Company ‘Royal Deluxe’ to appear on streets in September as part of the City of Culture celebrations, the top-grossing movies of all time, according to a Beat on the Street report Dublin is joint-third in a poll of best cities for buskers

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    End-of-the-world films

    John Byrne with a guide to the biggest end-of-the-world films as outlined in the book “World Gone Wild: A Survivor’s Guide To Post-Apocalyptic Movies” by David J Moore (published by Schiffer)

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    Led Zeppelin

    Tony Clayton Lea looks at the career of Led Zeppelin, as a new box-set of re-mastered and prevously unheard versions of their first 3 albums are released

    (for copyright reasons the music featured in this item is not available to download)

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    Peter Fallon, poet

    Peter Fallon, poet and publisher – he talks about his latest collection ‘Strong My Love’ which is dedicated to his children and being a publisher with Gallery Press

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get
      Composer: Morrissey/Boorer
      Performer(s): Morrissey
      Performer(s): Morrissey
      Album: Very Best Of Morrissey, Major Minor Records, CDSMLP71
      Duration: 3:41
    • Title: Whole Lotta Love
      Composer: R Plant/J Bonham/G Pitney/Jp Jones/J Patrick
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Duration: 5:44
    • Title: Good Times Bad Times/Communication Breakdown (Live In Paris 1969)
      Composer: Page/Jones/Bonham/Plant
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Album: Live In Paris 1969, Warner
      Duration: 4:02
    • Title: Immigrant Song
      Composer: J Patrick/R Plant
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Album: Mothership (Remastered)
      Duration: 2:37

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