Arena Tuesday 14 March 2017

coming up on Wednesday's show, with Kay Sheehy....."Woyzeck In Winter" prepares to travel to the Galway International Arts Festival, farcical comedy in "The Play That Goes Wrong", a memoir of love and loss in "Crabbing", the latest collection by poet Alison Hackett and Ireland's sporting heritage celebrated at the GAA Museum

 

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Beckett Friel Pinter Festival at the Gate Theatre

Beckett Friel Pinter Festival at the Gate Theatre

Mark O'Rowe who is directing "Afterplay" by Brian Friel as part of the Beckett Friel Pinter festival at the Gate Theatre, which Michael Colgan programmed to mark the end of his 33 years as Artistic Director of the theatre

Full details:   www.gatetheatre.ie

 

"Ithaca" by Alan McMonagle

"Ithaca" by Alan McMonagle

Alan McMonagle talks about his debut novel "Ithaca", set in 2009 as the Celtic Tiger crashes and a young boy and girl in small town Ireland go looking for adventure as a way to escape their home lives (published by Picador)

 

"Acis & Galatea", directed by Tom Creed for Opera Theatre Company

"Acis & Galatea", directed by Tom Creed for Opera Theatre Company

Tom Creed talks about directing the Opera Theatre Company production of Handel’s love story “Acis & Galatea”, going on nationwide tour at the end of the month

Full details:   www.opera.ie

"The End of Eddy" by Édouard Louis

"The End of Eddy" by Édouard Louis

Édouard Louis reads an excerpt from his novel "The End of Eddy" (published by Penguin Random House)

 

"Insect" by Maurice Harmon

"Insect" by Maurice Harmon

Maurice Harmon reads "Insect" from his latest collection of poetry 'Hoops of Holiness' (published by Salmon Poetry)

Review:"The Hearts Invisible Furies" by John Boyne

Review:"The Hearts Invisible Furies" by John Boyne

Yvonne Nolan reviews "The Hearts Invisible Furies" by John Boyne, which opens in 1945 and follows the life of a gay man Cyril Avery, from his birth in West Cork to a life in Amsterdam, New York and eventually back home to Ireland (published by Doubleday)

Music Played on the Show

Stretch Your Eyes

Stretch Your Eyes

Agnes Obel

5:08

Happy We (Acis And Galatea)

Happy We (Acis And Galatea)

Paul Agnew, Sophie Daneman And Les Arts Florissants

1:10

Acis And Galatea - Overture

Acis And Galatea - Overture

Paul Agnew, Sophie Daneman And Les Arts Florissants

1:22

No One Knows Me Like The Piano

No One Knows Me Like The Piano

Sampha

3:10

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