Arena Friday 20 June 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - legendary lyricist Gerry Goffin dies aged 75

Psychopaths in fiction

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

Essay

Essay

Colm Liddy essay about his fear of cows

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Album reviews

Album reviews

Edel Coffey and Níall Carver review "X" by Ed Sheeran, "Love Frequency" by Klaxons and "While 1 Is Less Than 2" by deadmau5

Music Played on the Show

Up On The Roof

Up On The Roof

The Drifters

2:48

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

Aretha Franklin

2:57

Runaway

Runaway

Ed Sheeran

3:00

Don't

Don't

Ed Sheeran

3:54

There Is No Other Time

There Is No Other Time

Klaxons

3:00

Liquid Light

Liquid Light

Klaxons

3:00

Avaritia

Avaritia

Deadmau5

2:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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