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    on Wednesday's show....review of “Romeo & Juliet” at the Gate Theatre, the restoration of Powell & Pressburger's 1951 film "The Tales of Hoffman" and what inspired the creation of a fictional history of the Irish avant garde?

      

    Arena Tuesday 31 March 2015

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - the programme announced for Ireland's 1916 centenary commemorations, line-up revealed for this year's Galway Theatre Festival 

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    "Buried Treasure" by Dan Hegarty

    2fm DJ Dan Hegarty talks about his book “Buried Treasure: Overlooked, Forgotten and Uncrowned Albums”, chronicling the albums he feels have been forgotten-about or remain under-appreciated (published by Liberties Press)

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    "Pleasantville" by Attica Locke

    Attica Locke talks about her latest novel “Pleasantville”, a crime thriller featuring lawyer Jay Porter investigating a murder in Houston set against the backdrop of a 1996 political campaign (published by Serpent’s Tail)

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Dweller On The Threshold
      Composer: Morrison, Murphy
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Album: Beautiful Vision, Polydor, 841 970-2
      Duration: 4:39
    • Title: Speed To My Side
      Composer: Ger Griffin/Ken Griffin/Stevie Murray/Rollerskate Skinny
      Performer(s): Rollerskate Skinny
      Performer(s): Rollerskate Skinny
      Album: Horsedrawn Wishes, 9362459432
      Duration: 7:03
    • Title: In The Name Of The Father
      Composer: Bono/Gavin Friday/Maurice Seezer
      Performer(s): Bono & Gavin Friday
      Performer(s): Bono & Gavin Friday
      Duration: 4:58

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