Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show...one of the greatest comic actors of the silent - and any other era - Charlie Chaplin, playwright Emma O'Grady and the latest albums from Django Django, My Morning Jacket and Mumford and Sons

    on Monday's show....chat with actor Danny Huston about his latest film "Pressure", Belfast author Paul McVeigh's debut novel "The Good Son", the 25th anniversary of the Public Enemy album 'Fear Of A Black Planet' and the uplifting sounds of Gospel Rising

    Arena Thursday 3 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr - David Holmes & Mark Cousins unveil their film ‘I Am Belfast’ tonight as part of the city film festival, free music gigs in Dublin as part of Music Town 2015, Jimmy Magee releases a single for motor neurone charity - a cover of George Jones’s ‘These Old Eyes Have Seen It All’   

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    Film Director interview

    Richard Ayoade, actor and director on his new film "The Double" starring  Jesse Eisenberg, inspired by the novel of the same name by Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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    Author interview

    Emma Hannigan talks about her latest novel "The Summer Guest", published by Hachette Ireland.  Her memoir "Talk To The Headscarf" chronicles her long-running battle with cancer

    Official website www.emmahannigan.com     

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Sun Never Rose
      Composer: Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Duration: 4:15
    • Title: Big Ben
      Composer: Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 4:00

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