coming up on Monday's show....a garda station in an Irish border village at the end of the 1950's is the setting for the Shane Connaughton novel "Married Quarters", the atmospheric folk music of Maria Kelly live in session and Gerard Manley Hopkins and five nuns are shipwrecked - it sounds like the start of a joke but it's actually the premise of the comic novel "The Hopkins Conundrum" by Simon Edge
Arena Monday 6th May 2013
Daily arts and popular culture show.
Book Review - The Secret Keeper
Mary McGill reviews 'The Secret Keeper', the 4th novel from Kate Morton. The Publishers are Mantle Books.
Live Music - Paddy Casey
Paddy Casey performs 'Light Song' and 'This ain't Love' live in studio with interview by Evelyn O'Rourke. Full details on Paddy Casey's tour dates on www.paddycasey.ie
Classic Movie - King Kong
John Byrne discusses this week's Classic Movie 'King Kong' from 1933 with Evelyn O'Rourke.
Performer Amy Conroy chooses theatre festivals as something she 'Loves'. Amy is currently touring with her show 'Eternal Rising of the Sun'. The website for dates is www.hotfortheatre.com.
Film - Music Biographies
Tony Clayton-Lea on what music biographies we can expect to see on the big screen shortly.