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    Arena Friday 20 June 2014

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    Psychopaths in fiction

    Declan Burke and Mary McGill discuss the most memorable psychopaths in literature and film

    Selections include:  Oliver Ryan from the book "Unravelling Oliver" by Liz Nugent, Achilles from Homer's "Iliad", Vee Parker in the tv series "Orange Is The New Black", Frank Underwood in the tv series "House of Cards", Tom Ripley from "The Talented Mr Ripley" by Patricia Highsmith, Amy Dunne from the novel "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn, Freddie Montgomery from "The Book of Evidence" by John Banville, the Joker from the Batman film "The Dark Knight", Lou Ford from "The Killer Inside Me" by Jim Thompson and Hannibal Lecter, the creation of Thomas Harris

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:04
      Title: Up On The Roof
      Composer: C King/G Goffin
      Performer(s): The Drifters
      Performer(s): The Drifters
      Album: Up On the Roof: The Best of The Drifters
      Duration: 2:48
    • 19:07
      Title: (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin
      Album: 30 Greatest Hits
      Duration: 2:57
    • Title: Runaway
      Composer: Ed Sheeran
      Performer(s): Ed Sheeran
      Performer(s): Ed Sheeran
      Album: x (Deluxe Edition), Asylum Records/Atlantic
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: Don't
      Composer: E Sheeran/B Levin
      Performer(s): Ed Sheeran
      Performer(s): Ed Sheeran
      Album: x (Deluxe Edition), Asylum Records/Atlantic
      Duration: 3:54
    • Title: There Is No Other Time
      Composer: K Gibbons/J Reynolds/J Righton/M Robson Scott/S Taylor Davies
      Performer(s): Klaxons
      Performer(s): Klaxons
      Album: Universal
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: Liquid Light
      Composer: J Reynolds/J Righton/S Taylor Davies
      Performer(s): Klaxons
      Performer(s): Klaxons
      Album: Universal
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: Avaritia
      Composer: Joel Zimmerman
      Performer(s): Deadmau5
      Performer(s): Deadmau5
      Album: while(1<2), Astralwerks
      Duration: 2:00

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