Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Monday 4 November 2013

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    Arena Monday November 4th 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Book Review - John Grisham's Sycamore Row

    Declan Burke reviews 'Sycamore Row' by John Grisham in which he returns to the setting and characters in 1989's 'A Time To Kill'. The Publishers are Hodder and Stoughton.

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    Abbey Theatre Portraits

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the different portraits at Dublin's Abbey Theatre which tell a history of the venue - www.abbeytheatre.ie.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Cry Me A River
      Composer: Arthur Hamilton
      Performer(s): Diana Krall
      Performer(s): Diana Krall
      Album: The Look of Love, Decca, 5317391
      Duration: 1:17
    • Title: Its Only A Paper Moon (Take B)
      Composer: Harold Arlen
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald
      Album: It's only a Paper Moon, Cheapolata, B000JJ4T9K
      Duration: 2:54

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