Arena Tuesday 23 July 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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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 Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Arena Tuesday 23rd July 2013

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Booker Prize Longlist

Booker Prize Longlist

Sinead Gleeson on this year's Booker Prize Longlist which includes Irish Authors Donal Ryan, Colm McCann and Colm Tóibín. The full list can be viewed on www.themanbookerprize.com.

Author Donal Ryan

Author Donal Ryan

Man Booker long-listed Author Donal Ryan reads from his book 'The Spinning Heart'.

Stuart Maconie: The People's Songs

Stuart Maconie: The People's Songs

Stuart Maconie on his book 'The People's Songs: The Strory of Modern Britain in 50 Records'. The Publishers are Ebury Press.

Author Lottie Moggach

Author Lottie Moggach

Lottie Moggach on her book 'Kiss Me First' which is Published by Picador.

Sound Stories - RTE Radio 1

Sound Stories - RTE Radio 1

'Sound Stories' will be broadcast at 1030pm on Thursdays on RTE Radio 1. The Listening Room is an event which will be hosted by Colin Murphy at The Joinery in Arbour Hill in Dublin - www.thejoinery.org.

Theatre Review - Riverrun

Theatre Review - Riverrun

Sophie Gorman reviews the play 'Riverrun' starring Olwen Fouéré with Seán Rocks.

Music Played on the Show

Soft In The Head

Soft In The Head

O Emperor

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