Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    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

    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
      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
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: Liquid Light
      Composer: J Reynolds/J Righton/S Taylor Davies
      Performer(s): Klaxons
      Performer(s): Klaxons
      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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