Arena Friday 22 February 2013

coming up on Monday's show.....a live public interview with one of Ireland's leading playwrights Frank McGuinness, on the occasion of the publication of his latest novel "The Woodcutter and His Family"

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Would you like to be in our audience for a public interview with Frank McGuinness?  To mark the publication of his second novel "The Woodcutter & His Family", he'll be in conversation with Sean Rocks on Monday the 18th of September here in Studio 1 in the Radio Centre. If you'd like audience tickets just email arena@rte.ie with your full contact details and number of tickets required.

 

Arena Friday 22nd February 2013

Arena Friday 22nd February 2013

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Film - Blood Rising

Film - Blood Rising

The film 'Blood Rising' concerns the Mexican border town of Juarez and the number of unsolved, under reported murders there. Music is by Gavin Friday. Director Mark McLoughlin and Artist Brian Maguire discuss the film with Seán Rocks.

Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Sparks, Author of 'The Notebook' discusses the film adaptation of his novel 'Safe Haven' with Seán Rocks. The film is about a mysterious young woman called Katie who arrives at a small North Carolina town of Southport, raising questions about her past. The film opens nationwide on Friday March 1st.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and Jim Carroll review this week's new album releases 'The Messenger' from Johnny Marr, 'Amok' from Atoms For Peace and '180' from Palma Violets with Seán Rocks.

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