Arena Monday 8 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show....suggestions for Christmas gifts for the culture-lover in your life, actor Stephen Brennan and director David Blake Knox talk Beckett, Godot and the documentary "The Waiting Game" and the latest albums from The Rolling Stones, John Legend and The Weeknd

coming up on Monday's show....exploring the links between writing and music, a review of “Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983” by Tim Lawrence and the movement of people, history and communication across continents all explored in Emily Jacir's “Europa” exhibition at IMMA 

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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