Arena Thursday 6 March 2014

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

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

The Stag, Grand Hotel Budapest and 300: Rise of and Empire - Simon Maher & Roisin O'Brien join Sean to discuss

The Poets' Wives

The Poets' Wives

The Poets' Wives is the ninth book by author David Park. Spanning different times and places, the book is a lyrical triptych of novellas about the widows of three famous poets- the first two historical, the third fictional. David joins Sean from the Belfast Studio to discuss

The Walshes

The Walshes

'Father Ted' and 'The IT Crowd' have a new sibling. Creator Graham Linehan has teamed up with the Irish comedy troupe 'Diet of Worms' to create a new sitcom for the BBC and RTE, called 'The Walshes' Our reporter, Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to several members from Diet of Worms, and he joins me now in studio

Music Played on the Show

Crazy In Love

Crazy In Love

Beyoncé

4:13

Weapons

Weapons

Hudson Taylor

2:53

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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