Arena Wednesday 16 October 2019

On Monday's show,.. Rick O'Shea reviews Bill Bryson's latest novel "The Body: A Guide to Occupants". Chris Wasser previews season two of The Young Offenders which returns tonight on RTÉ Two. Live in studio soprano, Mairead Buicke and John Scott, director of Irish Modern Dance Theatre, discuss "Divine Madness", a mixture of dance and opera, which debuts November 13th , at the Project Arts Centre in Temple Bar. 

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Arena

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Paul Durcan At 75

Paul Durcan At 75

We mark Paul Durcan’s 75th birthday with a  reading from the poet.

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Living with Yourself- A Preview

Living with Yourself- A Preview

Mary McGill joins Sean to preview Aisling Bea’s and Paul Rudd’s new Netflix comedy "Living With Yourself"

Celebrating Dave Berman

Celebrating Dave Berman

Sean is joined by musicians Hugh McCabe, Danny Carroll and Nisha Roo to celebrate the life and work of the late musician.

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William Feaver on Lucian Freud

William Feaver on Lucian Freud

Author of a new book on artist Lucian Freud,  William Feaver joins Sean to discuss the life and work of the artist.

Cork Jazz Festival Preview

Cork Jazz Festival Preview

Jazz critic Cormac Larkin previews the up-coming Cork Jazz Festival.

Full Details : https://www.guinnessjazzfestival.com/en-row/

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Black And Brown Blues

Black And Brown Blues

Silver Jews

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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