Arena Friday 25 August 2017

coming up on Monday's show....anticipating season 2 of horror sci-fi series "Stranger Things", an exhibition of selected works by the late Stephen McKenna, a documentary on the larger-than-life Grace Jones and Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Kay Sheehy

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Review:  "Smile" by Roddy Doyle

Review: "Smile" by Roddy Doyle

Eileen Battersby reviews "Smile" by Roddy Doyle, about an old man, alone for the first time in years and struggling with painful memories of his school days with the Christian Brothers (published by Cape)

"Katie Roche" by Teresa Deevy, at the Abbey Theatre

"Katie Roche" by Teresa Deevy, at the Abbey Theatre

Sorcha Kenny spoke to director Caroline Byrne and lead actor Caoilfhionn Dunne at rehearsals for the revival of the Teresa Deevy play "Katie Roche" at the Abbey Theatre

Full details:  www.abbeytheatre.ie 

Album reviews

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and Alan Corr review "Villains" from Queens of the Stone Age, "A Deeper Understanding" from The War on Drugs and "Love Always" from Shane Filan

Music Played on the Show

Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins)

Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins)

Father John Misty

2:44

The Way You Used To Do (Radio Edit)

The Way You Used To Do (Radio Edit)

Queens Of The Stone Age

3:24

Fortress

Fortress

Queens Of The Stone Age

1:25

Pain

Pain

The War On Drugs

1:30

Strangest Thing

Strangest Thing

The War On Drugs

1:20

Heaven

Heaven

Shane Filan

1:10

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