Arena Monday 10 October 2016

Coming up on Friday's show....tonight we're live in conversation with legendary screenwriter/director Paul Schrader in front of an audience of ADIFF film fans at the O'Reilly Theatre 

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"The Book Of Lost Things" by John Connolly

"The Book Of Lost Things" by John Connolly

John Connolly explains why "The Book Of Lost Things" (his dark fairytale about a boy who, grieving for the loss of his mother, slips into a parallel world populated strange creatures), first published ten years ago has been re-issued

Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger has been at the centre of the American and British folk scenes for most of her life, for many years with her late husband Ewan MacColl. She is in Ireland to perform with her family at the National Concert Hall tomorrow night 

Remembering Andrzej Wajda

Remembering Andrzej Wajda

Piotar Rakowski,director of the PolskEire Festival, remembers acclaimed Polish film director Andrzej Wajda who died yesterday

"First Love" by Samuel Beckett at the Dublin Theatre Festival

"First Love" by Samuel Beckett at the Dublin Theatre Festival

"First Love", a novella by Samuel Beckett is the story of a homeless man who unwillingly forms a relationship with a woman he meets on a canal bench in Dublin. It is performed by Barry McGovern and directed by Michael Colgan for the Dublin Theatre Festival next week

Full details:  https://dublintheatrefestival.com

 

 

Music Played on the Show

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Peggy Seeger

2:00

I'M Gonna Be An Engineer

I'M Gonna Be An Engineer

Peggy Seeger

5:13

Up Jumped The Herring, The King Of The Sea

Up Jumped The Herring, The King Of The Sea

Peggy Seeger

2:00

The Shoals Of Herring

The Shoals Of Herring

Peggy Seeger

3:00

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