Arena Wednesday 27 November 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 Wednesday November 27th 2013

Arena Wednesday November 27th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

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

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Stephen Rea

Stephen Rea

Stephen Rea on his role in Sam Shepard's 'A Particle of Dread: Oedipus Variations' at Derry's Playhouse. The play opens on Thursday November 28th and runs until December 7th.

Carrie

Carrie

Roe McDermott on the enduring appeal of Stephen King's Carrie ahead of the release of the new film version directed by Brian De Palma.

Live Music - Sullivan and Gold

Live Music - Sullivan and Gold

Sullivan and Gold perform 'Run Faster' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks.

The Colleen Bawn

The Colleen Bawn

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on rehearsals for Druid Theatre's new production of Boucicault's 'The Colleen Bawn.' The show opens on December 5th - further informatiojn on www.druid.ie.

Tom Mathews - No Return Game

Tom Mathews - No Return Game

Tom Mathews on his latest poetry collection 'No Return Game' which is Published by Dedalus Press.

Arena Wednesday 27th November 2013 - Full Programme

Stephen Rea on Oedipus Variations at Derry's Playhouse, Roe McDermott on Carrie, Evelyn O'Rourke on Druid's 'The Colleen Bawn' and Tom Mathews on his latest collection of poetry 'No Return Game'.

Music Played on the Show

Suddenly

Suddenly

Anna Calvi

3:47

Run Faster

Run Faster

Sullivan And Gold

3:56

Forever

Forever

Haim

4:05

I'M Not A Young Man Anymore

I'M Not A Young Man Anymore

The Velvet Underground

1:58

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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