Arena Thursday 23 November 2017

Coming up on Monday's show...."Gallery Of The Dead" author Chris Carter, folk singer Sophie Coyle in session, film-maker Clio Barnard who directs Ruth Wilson and Sean Bean in the family drama "Dark River" and a review of "Feel Free", a new collection of essays in which Zadie Smith ponders the raison d'etre of our online culture

Arena

Arena

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

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny, Áine O'Connor and Hilary White review "Suburbicon" and "Battle of the Sexes"

Vladimir and Anton in session

Vladimir and Anton in session

Violinist brothers Vladimir and Anton chat about working with John McColgan on their upcoming Irish tour 

Further details:   www.vladimiranton.com 

Nancy Harris adapts "The Red Shoes" for the stage

Nancy Harris adapts "The Red Shoes" for the stage

Nancy Harris chats about adapting Hans Christian Andersen's dark fairy tale "The Red Shoes" for the Gate stage

Full details:   www.gatetheatre.ie 

"A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift

"A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift

Brendan Twomey of Trinity College is a Jonathan Swift scholar and he looks at "A Modest Proposal", one of Swift's most famous works written almost 300 years ago

Jonathan Swift Festival details:   https://jonathanswiftfestival.ie/

Music Played on the Show

Bella Ciao

Bella Ciao

Vladimir And Anton

2:43

Que Sera Sera

Que Sera Sera

Vladimir And Anton

3:25

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