Arena Friday 28 September 2018

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, a special programme celebrating the launch of the Dublin Book Festival,  featuring Roddy Doyle on his novel Love, Christine Dwyer Hickey on her Dublin One City One Book Tatty and Kevin Barry on his collection of short stories That Old Country Music. This event has been pre-recorded at MoLI and will be broadcast online from 7pm on RTÉ Culture or listen on RTÉ Radio 1.

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Review:  "Hamlet" starring Ruth Negga at the Gate Theatre

Review: "Hamlet" starring Ruth Negga at the Gate Theatre

Helen Meany reviews "Hamlet", starring Ruth Negga in the title role at the Gate Theatre; is it one of the main productions at this year's Dublin Theatre Festival

Further details:   www.dublintheatrefestival.com

"Everyone's Fine With Virginia Woolf", written by Kate Scelsa

"Everyone's Fine With Virginia Woolf", written by Kate Scelsa

Kate Scelsa, writer of "Everyone's Fine With Virginia Woolf", which takes the original Edward Albee play of marital strife and re-imagines it through a feminist prism;  it runs at the Dublin Theatre Festival

Further details:   www.dublintheatrefestival.com

Album reviews

Album reviews

Anna Carey and Brian Boyd review "For My Crimes" from Marissa Nadler, "Wouldn't It Be Great" from Loretta Lynn and "European Heartbreak" from Amber Arcades

Music Played on the Show

Ruby’S Stool

Ruby’S Stool

Loretta Lynn

2:24

For My Crimes

For My Crimes

Marissa Nadler

4:12

I Can’T Listen To Gene Clark

I Can’T Listen To Gene Clark

Marissa Nadler

2:54

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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