Arena Tuesday 8 October 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 8th October 2013

Arena Tuesday 8th October 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts and Entertainment News

Arts and Entertainment News

Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts & Entertainment News.

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Death of Phil Chevron

Death of Phil Chevron

Cait O'Riordan on the death of Phil Chevron of The Pogues at the age of 56.

Hanif Kureishi and Roger Michel

Hanif Kureishi and Roger Michel

Hanif Kureishi and Roger Michel on their film 'Le Weekend' starring Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan which is released in Ireland on Friday October 11th.

Jeanette Byrne - Edith Piaf

Jeanette Byrne - Edith Piaf

Jeanette Byrne (accompanied by Derek McKenna) performs 'Autumn Leaves' live in studio. Jeannette will be performing her tribute show 'Edith Piaf - No Regrets' around the country - www.jeanettebyrne.com for full details.

Theatre Review - The Commitments

Theatre Review - The Commitments

Eithne Shortall reviews the stage version of 'The Commitments' in London with Seán Rocks. The website for further information is www.palacetheatrelondon.org.

Film Fatale Film Club

Film Fatale Film Club

Anna Taylor on the film club 'Film Fatale' which attempts to bring back the glamour to cinema - further information from facebook.com/filmfataleevents.

Music Played on the Show

Thousands Are Sailing

Thousands Are Sailing

Pogues

5:23

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

Jeanette Byrne

3:12

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