Arena Monday 12 February 2018

Coming up on Friday's show...Colm Keegan with his new collection of poetry "Randomer", Stacey Gregg explores the nature of gender identity in her new play "Scorch" and the latest albums from Rejje Snow, River Matthews and Everything Is Recorded 

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"Porcelain", a play by Margaret Perry

"Porcelain", a play by Margaret Perry

Margaret Perry talks about her play "Porcelain", the story of a young woman who, following the birth of her child, decides she wants to disappear. It is set against the backdrop of the real-life tragedy of Bridget Cleary who was killed by her husband in 1895

Further details:   https://www.abbeytheatre.ie/

A profile of Paul Schrader

A profile of Paul Schrader

Paul Whitington with a profile of film-maker Paul Schrader, the subject of our upcoming public interview as part of the Dublin International Film Festival

Full details:   www.diff.ie/festival/event/paul-schrader-to-present-new-film-and-receive-volta-award

Malojian in session

Malojian in session

Chat and live music from Belfast band Malojian, whose new album is "Let Your Weirdness Carry You Home"

Official website:  https://malojian.com  /  video:  https://youtu.be/u2qLguqSziU /  https://youtu.be/b1RlclgCWX8

Review:  "Force of Nature" by Jane Harper

Review: "Force of Nature" by Jane Harper

Hannah Parkes reviews "Force of Nature" by Jane Harper, a follow-up to "The Dry", her murder mystery set in the Australian outback (published by Flatiron Books)

Music Played on the Show

By The Roes And By The Hinds Of The Field

By The Roes And By The Hinds Of The Field

Johann Johannsson (Piano)

2:35

Ambulance Song

Ambulance Song

Malojian

3:31

Beard Song

Beard Song

Malojian

3:11

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