Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Monday 9 June 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....Grammy winner and long-time Leonard Cohen collaborator, Sharon Robinson, "To Hell In A Handbag", a little-known background story to Wilde's comedy classic The Importance of Being Earnest and the latest albums from Britney Spears, De La Soul and Frank Ocean

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

Abie Philbin Bowman marks the death of British comedian and actor Rik Mayall

Best crime fiction

Best crime fiction

Declan Burke with a selection of some of the best in crime fiction - "The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair" by Joel Dicker (published by MacLehose), "The Lonesome Heart Is Angry" by Paul Charles (published by New Island), "The Amber Fury" by Natalie Haynes (published by Corvus), "The Ties That Bind" by Erin Kelly (published by Hodder & Stoughton), "The Bones Beneath" by Mark Billingham (published by Little Brown), "The Boy That Never Was" by Karen Perry (published by Penguin) 

"Counter Culture" by Katie O'Kelly

"Counter Culture" by Katie O'Kelly

Actress and playwright Katie O'Kelly talks about the inspiration for her play "Counter Culture" - shop workers employed on zero-hours contracts

40 years of ABBA

40 years of ABBA

John Meagher on the release of 'ABBA: The Singles', a box-set of all their singles released on vinyl to mark their 40th anniversary 

 

Reading "Ulysses"

Reading "Ulysses"

Jonathan Creasy talks about his documentary "The Big Book" which aims to encourage people to read James Joyce's "Ulysses"

the documentary can be heard, for free, at http://newdublinpress.org/  

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Waterloo French Version

Composer: Stig Anderson/Benny Andersson/Bjorn Ulvaeus

Performer(s): Abba

Duration: 1:00

01:00

Title: The Winner Takes It All

Composer: Benny Anderson/Bjorn Ulvaeus

Performer(s): Abba

Album: Gold: Greatest Hits

Duration: 5:10

01:00

Title: Sos

Composer: Stig Anderson/Benny Andersson/Ani-Frid Lingstad/Bjorn Ulvaeus

Performer(s): Abba

Duration: 1:00

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