coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore
coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session
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.