Arena Wednesday 14 August 2019

on Friday's show....album reviews and Scottee and friends throw a dinner party where they have "Things They've Always Wanted To Tell You" at the Dublin Fringe Festival

Arena

Arena

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

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"The Hunger", an opera by Donnacha Dennehy at the Abbey Theatre

"The Hunger", an opera by Donnacha Dennehy at the Abbey Theatre

Donnacha Dennehy, whose latest opera "The Hunger" is based on Asenath Nicholson’s first-person account of the Great Famine and will be staged at The Abbey later this month

Full details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie 

"Reading Brendan Behan", edited by John McCourt

"Reading Brendan Behan", edited by John McCourt

Derek Hand and Michael Cronin, contributors to "Reading Brendan Behan" (edited by John McCourt, published by Cork University Press)

"Matriarchs", a play by Anne Chambers at Westport Town Hall Theatre

"Matriarchs", a play by Anne Chambers at Westport Town Hall Theatre

Anne Chambers chats about her new play "Matriarchs", based on the historical meeting between pirate queen Grace O’Malley and Queen Elizabeth 1st at the Battle of Kinsale in 1601; it premieres at Westport Town Hall Theatre at the end of this month

Full details:  www.westporttheatre.com

Music Played on the Show

The Vow

The Vow

Ruthanne

2:52

Agnus Dei From Mass In B Minor

Agnus Dei From Mass In B Minor

Nathalie Stutzmann (Contralto) And Les Musiciens Du Louvre

6:27

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