Arena Friday 6 June 2014

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Evelyn O'Rourke

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Game of Thrones is the most popular programme ever with HBO viewers ahead of The Sopranos, Ronan Keating to take over the lead in the musical "Once" on London's West End, fairy tales harm children according to Professor Richard Dawkins

 

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Book review

Book review

Declan Burke reviews “Mr Mercedes”, the new novel from Stephen King (published by Hodder)

Theatre review

Theatre review

Sinead Gleeson reviews “The Separation”, the debut play from Richard Molloy at the Project Arts Centre which is set against the backdrop of the 1995 divorce referendum in Ireland

Full details at http://projectartscentre.ie/event/separation/ 

Watch Dogs video game

Watch Dogs video game

Joe Griffin analyses the amazing success of the video game "Watch Dogs"

 

Album reviews

Album reviews

Sinead White and John Meagher review new albums - "Lazaretto" by Jack White, "48:13" by Kasabian and "Stockholm" by Chrissie Hynde 

Music Played on the Show

Lazaretto

Lazaretto

Jack White

3:51

Just One Drink

Just One Drink

Jack White

2:34

Glass

Glass

Kasabian

1:25

You Or No One

You Or No One

Chrissie Hynde

1:30

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