Arena Monday 8 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

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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