Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Thursday's show....film reviews will include the James Brown biopic "Get On Up", Tommy Lee Jones western "The Homesman" and the next installment of The Hunger Games, the latest albums from The Coronas, One Direction and Mary J Blige and acclaimed author Anthony Horowitz explains why he chose to resurrect the world of Sherlock Holmes in his new novel

    Arena Tuesday 19 August 2014

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    Daily arts and popular culture show. Presented by Evelyn O'Rourke

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    Sacha Puttnam

    David Puttnam's son, the pianist and composer Sacha Puttnam, has recorded an album of the music from some of his father's great films called 'Puttnam Plays Puttnam'

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    2FiK Live in Studio

    Born in Paris in a Moroccan Muslim family, the visual artist 2Fik re-creates and subverts images from da Vinci masterpieces to ads for Vodka. He's coming to the Dublin Fringe Festival this September with his most ambitious project yet – a recreation of all 80 figures in ‘The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife’, by Daniel Maclise.

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    Classic Movie - American Beauty

    It is fifteen years since Sam Mendes' seminal movie American Beauty was released. Starring Kevin Spacey as Lester Burnham, it has become a classic depiction of the darkness that lurks behind the American Dream. Gavin Burke watched it for us

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    Ted Hughes "Bestiary"

    A new collection of the poetry of Ted Hughes has been selected by fellow poet Alice Oswald. It's called a 'A Ted Hughes Bestiary' and chooses as its focus the work that features animals both real and imaginary. Jessica Traynor has been reading the collection for us...

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:30
      Title: Sedated
      Performer(s): Hozier
      Performer(s): Hozier
      Album: Hozier (Deluxe Version)
      Duration: 3:42

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