Arena Tuesday 5 November 2019

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Kate Brennan Harding & Brian Boyd review new music from Paul Weller, Nadine Shah & Khruangbin ,The Stinging Fly, celebrates its 60th edition, amongst the writers are novelist Louise Nealon & short story writer Wendy Erskine And Galway Film Fleadh, Breaking Ice director Jason Branagan talks about his documentary which tells the story of the first Irish bobsleigh team to go to the Olympics. 

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Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman is one of the most in-demand and acclaimed composers working in the film industry today. He spoke to Sean about writing the music for The Simpsons and his upcoming performance in Dublin where he'll perform 'The nightmare before Christmas' at the 3Arena.

Declan Burke - 'The Lammisters'

As an author, Declan Burke is usually recognised as a crime novelist. However, his latest work 'The Lammisters' is a fast-paced, farcical meta-fiction set in 1920s Hollywood. He joined Sean in the studio to tell us more about this new direction and how it all came about.

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