Arena Wednesday 6 August 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

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Gabriel Byrne quietly marries his long-time girlfriend in Ballymaloe, Jamie Dornan to star in new film about Irish soldiers siege in Jadotville in the Congo, annual Fleadh Cheoil taking place this weekend in Sligo 

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Billy Collins, poet

Billy Collins, poet

former American poet laureate Billy Collins talks about his style of poetry, he is artist-in-residence at this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival

Full programme details at www.kilkennyarts.ie

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Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset

actress Jacqueline Bisset talks about her career and starring opposite Gerard Depardieu in her latest film “Welcome To New York”

Adrian Dunbar, actor and director

Adrian Dunbar, actor and director

actor Adrian Dunbar talks about his directing debut for this year’s ‘Happy Days’ Beckett Festival in Enniskillen

Full details at http://happy-days-enniskillen.com/ 

Groom

Groom

Chat with Michael and Wil from Dublin band Groom

Official website: http://groom.bandcamp.com/ 

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Music Played on the Show

County Down

County Down

Beck

4:14

The Old Song

The Old Song

Groom

3:16

Threadneedle Road

Threadneedle Road

Groom

3:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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