Arena Wednesday 29 June 2016

on Monday's show....Christmas food in the works of Dickens, Notions" is the first poetry collection by John Kelly, "A Different Drummer" by William Melvin Kelley reviewed and Palestinian artist Jumana Manna and "Wild Relatives" at Douglas Hyde Gallery

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Review:  "The Girls" by Emma Cline

Review: "The Girls" by Emma Cline

Eithne Shortall reviews “The Girls” by Emma Cline, a debut novel about a teenage girl who becomes caught-up in a Charles Manson-like cult in California in the 1960's (published by Chatto & Windus)

"The Windows Of Graceland" by Martina Evans

"The Windows Of Graceland" by Martina Evans

Martina Evans chats about her latest collection of poetry “The Windows of Graceland”, an anthology of older works and new and previously unpublished poems (published by Carcanet)

"Beautiful Pictures Of The Lost Homeland" by Mia Gallagher

"Beautiful Pictures Of The Lost Homeland" by Mia Gallagher

Mia Gallagher reads an extract from her novel “Beautiful Pictures Of The Lost Homeland”, about a teenager called Georgia who used to be Georgie (published by New Island)

Review:  "The Wake" at the Abbey Theatre

Review: "The Wake" at the Abbey Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews “The Wake” by Tom Murphy at the Abbey Theatre

Full details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie

"Nocturne" by Jessica Traynor

"Nocturne" by Jessica Traynor

Jessica Traynor reads ‘Nocturne’, her poem about an Irish soldier reflecting on the his time fighting in the battle of the Somme

Television programmes made in films

Television programmes made in films

Chris Wasser with a guide to television shows which have been made into films and assesses which worked and which didn’t

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These Four Words

These Four Words

All Tvvins

3:00

1973

1973

Beth Orton

2:50

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