Arena Monday 18 May 2015

coming up on Tuesday's show....a review of "Rock n Roll War Stories" by Allan Jones,  film director Doug Liman, Paul Muldoon curates a week of events celebrating the first anniversary of the Seamus Heaney HomePlace and live music from Wexford's 'Frankenstein Bolts'

 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - world rights to film adaptation of Emma Donoghue's "Room" sells at Cannes, Hozier wins at last night's Billboard Music Awards, new BBC3 sitcom announced from Declan Lowney (director of Father Ted and Moone Boy)

Review: DruidShakespeare

Review: DruidShakespeare

Sophie Gorman reviews DruidShakespeare’s epic production of Richard II and Henry IV and Henry V, adapted by Mark O’Rowe and directed by Garry Hynes   

Full details:  www.druid.ie/druidshakespeare 

Top Hat: The Musical at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Top Hat: The Musical at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Evelyn O’Rourke met the cast of “Top Hat: The Musical” ahead of their performances at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin

Further details:  http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

"The Organised Criminal" by Jarlath Gregory

"The Organised Criminal" by Jarlath Gregory

Jarlath Gregory chats about his book “The Organised Criminal”, about a young man who returns home to Crossmaglen and has to confront his father’s criminal past (published by Liberties Press)

Radiophonic Workshop at the NCH

Radiophonic Workshop at the NCH

Roger Limb of the BBC’s Radiophonic Workshop chats about their forthcoming concert “The Radiophonic Workshop: Out of the Tardis - An Evening of Doctor Who Classics” as part of the Perspectives 2015 season at the National Concert Hall

Further details:  www.nch.ie/Online/Press-Radiophonic-Workshop

Review: "Keeping An Eye Open: Essays On Art" by Julian Barnes

Review: "Keeping An Eye Open: Essays On Art" by Julian Barnes

Declan Long reviews “Keeping An Eye Open: Essays On Art” by Julian Barnes (published by Jonathan Cape)

Music Played on the Show

Cheek To Cheek -- Top Hat

Cheek To Cheek -- Top Hat

Fred Astaire (Vocal), Studio Orchestra

5:01

Puttin On The Ritz - Top Hat

Puttin On The Ritz - Top Hat

Fred Astaire (Vocal)

0:20

Top Hat White Tie And Tails - Top Hat

Top Hat White Tie And Tails - Top Hat

Fred Astaire (Vocal)

0:20

Dr Who Theme

Dr Who Theme

Bbc Radiophonic Workshop

3:03

Adagio

Adagio

Bbc Radiophonic Workshop

1:00

Geraldine

Geraldine

Bbc Radiophonic Workshop

0:40

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