Arena Thursday 18 July 2013

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 Thursday 18th July 2013

Arena Thursday 18th July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Eithne Shortall and Joe Griffin review this week's new film releases 'Life's a Breeze', 'The World's End' and 'The Frozen Ground' with Seán Rocks.

Alan Partridge

Alan Partridge

Abie Philbin Bowman on Alan Partridge ahead of the release of the film 'Alpha Papa'.

Galway Arts Festival

Galway Arts Festival

Kay Sheehy on the visual arts at this year's Galway Arts Festival. The website is www.galwayartsfestival.com.

Author David Sedaris

Author David Sedaris

David Sedaris reads from his book 'Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls' which is Published by Abacus.

Live Music - Empire Circus

Live Music - Empire Circus

Empire Circus perform 'There Is a Light' and 'True Believer' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's website for full details is www.weareempirecircus.com.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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