Arena Tuesday 17 October 2017

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 

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Review: "Mrs Osmond" by John Banville

Review: "Mrs Osmond" by John Banville

Daragh Downes reviews "Mrs Osmond" by John Banville, his sequel to the Henry James novel "The Portrait of a Lady", which looks at Isabel Osmond and what she does after finding out about her husband's betrayal (published by Penguin/Viking)

Chris McHallem on "Strutting and Fretting: An Actor Despairs"

Chris McHallem on "Strutting and Fretting: An Actor Despairs"

Chris McHallem talks about his one-man show "Strutting and Fretting: An Actor Despairs" which is at Bewley's Café Theatre from 6th November 2017

Eithne Jordan on her new exhibition "Tableau"

Eithne Jordan on her new exhibition "Tableau"

Eithne Jordan talks about her new exhibition, "Tableau", at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane - the exhibition features paintings of interior scenes, most of them from civic spaces both in Ireland and abroad

The Clash at Trinity

Paul Tipping, the Ents Officer at Trinity College Dublin who booked The Clash to play at the college in 1977, talks about that gig - he'll be speaking at "Year Zero", a symposium celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Clash at Trinity College Dublin, on 21 October 2017

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Tommy Gun

Tommy Gun

The Clash

3:14

Bankrobber

Bankrobber

The Clash

4:45

Godmother

Godmother

Honor Heffernan

3:12

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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