Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arena Monday 9 June 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....Dermot Bolger writes about seafaring life in Wexford and wartime Portugal in his latest novel "The Lonely Sea and Sky", innovative and improvisational jazz musicians come together for "Roamer" night and film reviews include Eddie and Patsy wreaking havoc in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart negotiate the world of international espionage in "Central Intelligence" and dealing with horrific memories and our mortality in "No Home Movie"

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

00:00

Title: Waterloo French Version

Composer: Stig Anderson/Benny Andersson/Bjorn Ulvaeus

Performer(s): Abba

Duration: 1:00

00:00

Title: The Winner Takes It All

Composer: Benny Anderson/Bjorn Ulvaeus

Performer(s): Abba

Album: Gold: Greatest Hits

Duration: 5:10

00:00

Title: Sos

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

Performer(s): Abba

Duration: 1:00

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