Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Thursday's show....Stephen Frears and Nicholas Martin, the team behind the extraordinary story of "Florence Foster Jenkins", Slow Moving Clouds in session, in Glassdoll Theatre's dark thriller "Inhabitance" society is in free-fall, gangs roam the streets and a young woman is missing and films for review include Terence Malick's drama "Knight of Cups" and Seth Rogen and Zac Efron comedy "Bad Neighbours 2"

    Arena Monday 28 July 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - an online petition to get Joan Burton to apologise for derogatory comnents she made about Metallica fans/metal heads, three of JD Salinger short stories to be re-published after 50 years, a television episode featuring The Simpsons and Family Guy mash-up to come in the autumn

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    Book review: "Upstairs At The Party" by Linda Grant

    Yvonne Nolan reviews “Upstairs At The Party” by Linda Grant, the story of a working-class Jewish girl called Adele Ginsberg born in Liverpool in the second half of the 20th century but who has literary aspirations (published by Virago Press)

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    Neil Delamere's new television series

    Abie Philbin Bowman talks to Neil Delamere about his new television series “Holding Out For A Hero”, where he goes in search of the truth behind the legends of Irish heroes like Fionn MacCumhaill and the pirate queen Gráinne Mhaol

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Anáil Dé 2
      Composer: G Bryars/I Ó Lionáird
      Performer(s): Gavin Bryars/Iarla Ó Lionáird
      Performer(s): Gavin Bryars/Iarla Ó Lionáird
      Duration: 2:00
    • Title: Jesus Blood Never Failed Me Yet - Single
      Composer: Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Gavin Bryars
      Performer(s): Gavin Bryars
      Album: Gavin Bryars A Portrait , Decca, 4732962
      Duration: 4:04
    • Title: The Weight
      Composer: Robertson
      Performer(s): The Band
      Performer(s): The Band
      Album: The Band: Greatest Hits, 7243 8 55078 2 3
      Duration: 4:50
    • Title: Up On Cripple Creek
      Composer: Robbie Robertson
      Performer(s): The Band
      Performer(s): The Band
      Album: The Band: Greatest Hits
      Duration: 4:43

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