Arena Monday 29 August 2016

on Thursday's show....film reviews, two new exhibitions at the Glucksman in Cork and a review of "Machines Like Me: A Novel" by Ian McEwan

on Good Friday's show...Trevor Nunn directs Judi Dench in "Red Joan", "The Parisian" author Isabella Hammad and the latest albums from Lizzo, The Chemical Brothers and Old Hannah

on Easter Monday's show...why Spike Lee created a bombshell 30 years ago with "Do The Right Thing", Declan Burke with the latest crime fiction recommendations and the Vinyl Walkway at Windmill Lane 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - permanent public art piece to mark the role of women in 1916, a major exhibition in Paris to honour Oscar Wilde, The In-Betweeners stars to reunite for a new tv sitcom  

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“The Constant Soldier” by William Ryan

“The Constant Soldier” by William Ryan

William Ryan chats about his latest novel “The Constant Soldier”, set in a rest camp for SS officers in an idyllic village in Poland in 1944 (published by Mantle)

Review:  “The Dark History of the Bay City Rollers: When the Screaming Stops” by Simon Spence

Review: “The Dark History of the Bay City Rollers: When the Screaming Stops” by Simon Spence

Tony Clayton Lea reviews “The Dark History of the Bay City Rollers: When the Screaming Stops” by Simon Spence (published by Omnibus Press)

"The Birds of Madrid” by Nuala Ní Chonchúir

"The Birds of Madrid” by Nuala Ní Chonchúir

Nuala Ní Chonchúir reads her poem “The Birds of Madrid”, which is featured in the anthology “Even The Daybreak” celebrating 35 years of Salmon Poetry

Viggo Mortensen, star of "Captain Fantastic"

Viggo Mortensen, star of "Captain Fantastic"

Abie Philbin Bowman chatted to actor Viggo Mortensen about his lead role in the family drama film “Captain Fantastic”

Preview:  tv mini-series "The Night Of"

Preview: tv mini-series "The Night Of"

Declan Burke previews the new 8-part HBO/Sky Atlantic crime series “The Night Of”, starring John Turturro which starts on Thursday 1st September

Music Played on the Show

Shang-A-Lang

Shang-A-Lang

Bay City Rollers

3:16

Summer Love Sensation

Summer Love Sensation

Bay City Rollers

1:00

Spores All Settling

Spores All Settling

This Is The Kit

3:40

Witchita Lineman

Witchita Lineman

Glenn Campbell

3:33

Out Of Love

Out Of Love

Bell X1

3:33

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