Arena Monday 8 April 2013

on Wednesday's show.....Paul Linehan, of Irish band The Frank and Walters and Julie Feeney talk about "Lyrics of our Lives: The Art of Songwriting", one of the events to be held during the Cúirt International Festival of Literature; Ita O'Brien, Intimacy Director, talks about her role in overseeing scenes of a sexual nature in film and theatre; Jessica Traynor reviews "The Long Take" by Robin Robertson; and Dr Rebecca Barr discusses the 1747 novel "Clarissa" by Samuel Richardson and its relevance in the 21st century.

Arena Monday 8th April 2013

Arena Monday 8th April 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Margaret Thatcher in Popular Cultural

Margaret Thatcher in Popular Cultural

Abie Philbin-Bowman on portrayals of the late Margaret Thatcher in popular culture.

Book Review - Bring me the head of Ryan Giggs

Book Review - Bring me the head of Ryan Giggs

Paul Whitington reviews 'Bring me the head of Ryan Giggs' by Rodge Glass. The book tells the story of Mickey who is both friend and foe of the Manchster United Footballer. The Publishers are Tindal Street Press.

Theatre - Mrs. Warren's Profession

Theatre - Mrs. Warren's Profession

Sorcha Cusack & Patrick Mason on their production of 'Mrs Warren's Profession' at Dublin's Gate Theatre - wwwgatetheatre.ie.

Classic Movie - The Quiet Man

Classic Movie - The Quiet Man

Ruth Barton discusses tonight's Classic Movie 'The Quiet Man' with Seán Rocks. The film stars Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne and was Directed by John Ford.

Author Eva Rice

Author Eva Rice

Eva Rice on her book 'The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp'. The book is set in Cornwall in 1962 and revolves around teenager Tara Jupp who becomes a singing sensation in London. The Publishers are Quercus.

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