Arena Wednesday 17 January 2018

on Friday's show....marking the 20th anniversary of "The Truman Show", album reviews and the circus company showcasing the skills of disabled and non-disabled performers 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Kay Sheehy

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Allegations of misconduct in Irish theatre

Allegations of misconduct in Irish theatre

Andrea Irvine, one of the 72 signatories to an open letter in today's Irish Times expressing support for the women who spoke publicly about their experiences of abuse of power in Irish theatre - and particularly in relation to the Gate Theatre

This Is The Kit in session

This Is The Kit in session

This Is The Kit (aka Kate Stables and band) chat about the themes on their most recent album "Moonshine Freeze" and her musical influences

Official website:   https://thisisthekit.co.uk/

Preview:  "Britannia", a new historical drama on Sky Atlantic

Preview: "Britannia", a new historical drama on Sky Atlantic

Eithne Shortall previews "Britannia", a new historical epic about the Roman invasion of Britain; it starts on Sky Atlantic tomorrow night

Celebrating the legacy of Chester Beatty

Celebrating the legacy of Chester Beatty

Fionnuala Croke, director of the Chester Beatty Library which this year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of their founder

Official website:   www.cbl.ie 

(image shown:  'Virgin and Child', Dunois Master)

"Class", a play by Iseult Golden and David Horan

"Class", a play by Iseult Golden and David Horan

Theatre writers/directors Iseult Golden and David Horan talk about their latest collaboration, the play "Class" about the parents of a child with learning difficulties; it is on the Peacock stage at the Abbey Theatre

Further details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie

Music Played on the Show

Hotter Colder

Hotter Colder

This Is The Kit

3:58

Empty No Teeth

Empty No Teeth

This Is The Kit

3:10

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