Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Tuesday's show....the album “Dust On The Nettles” is a journey through the sounds of the British underground folk scene, can love overcome all or are there always winners and losers? - the questions posed by Brian Friel in his play “Lovers”, author Michel Faber chats about "The Book Of Strange New Things" and a brutal murder in 1882 is the backdrop for a clash of cultures in the play ‘Maum’ at the Galway International Arts Festival  

    Arena Tuesday 8 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr - for the first time ever Glyndebourne Opera Company bring Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ to Dublin in December, Coldplay will not be doing any publicity for their new album ‘Ghost Stories’, broadcasters Michael Buerk criticises female tv presenters and newsreaders who complain about age discrimination    

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    Author interview

    Eleanor Catton, whose second novel "The Luminaries" won the Man Booker Prize last year.  It is published by Granta 

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    Director interview

    Gareth Evans, Welsh-born film director on his sequel "The Raid 2" and actor Iko Uwais who plays the character of Rama

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:18
      Title: Busy Earnin'
      Performer(s): Jungle
      Performer(s): Jungle
      Album: Busy Earnin' - Single
      Duration: 3:13
    • Title: Temple
      Composer: Followill/Followill/Followill/Followill
      Performer(s): Kings Of Leon
      Performer(s): Kings Of Leon
      Album: Mechanical Bull (Deluxe Version)
      Duration: 4:25

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