Arena Thursday 12 July 2018

on Thursday's show....its film and album night tonight, with The Little Stranger, Mile 22 and A Simple Favour on the big screen and the latest from Villagers, Suede and Christine and The Queens on the turntable

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Sarah Taaffe Maguire and Hilary White review "Incredibles 2", "First Reformed" and "The Secret of Marrowbone"

Review:  "Country Music USA" by Bill C Malone and Tracey E.W. Laird

Review: "Country Music USA" by Bill C Malone and Tracey E.W. Laird

Sandy Harsch reviews the 50th anniversary edition of "Country Music USA" by Bill C Malone and Tracey E.W. Laird (published by University of Texas Press)

"Crudo" by Olivia Laing

"Crudo" by Olivia Laing

Olivia Laing chats about her first fiction novel "Crudo", set in 2017 where a writer called Kathy is trying to adjust to settling down while the UK is paralysed by Brexit and President Trump is possibly tweeting the world into nuclear war (published by Picador)

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Music Played on the Show

Down To The River To Pray

Down To The River To Pray

Alison Krauss

3:10

Wildwood Flower

Wildwood Flower

The Carter Family

0:53

I Saw The Light

I Saw The Light

Hank Williams

2:43

If I Could Only Win Your Love

If I Could Only Win Your Love

Emmylou Harris

2:34

Mr Jukebox

Mr Jukebox

Joshua Hedley

3:14

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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