Arena Wednesday 27 May 2020

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. 

Arena

Arena

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Space Force

Space Force

A decorated pilot with dreams of running the Air Force finds himself tapped to lead the newly formed sixth branch of the US Armed Forces: Space Force. From co-creators Steve Carell and Greg Daniels. Chris Wasser previews Space Force airing on Netflix this Friday.

Irish National Opera

Irish National Opera

Irish National Opera will start a series of Friday Opera Sessions live online for the next five Fridays. The Artistic Director of the Irish National Opera, Fergus Sheil tells us more.

Henrietta McKervey Loves The Sopranos

Henrietta McKervey Loves The Sopranos

Author Henrietta McKervey shares her love of The Sopranos. A Talented Man is her fourth novel and revolves around a fictional sequel to Bram Stoker's Dracula. Published by Hachette.

Dublin Dance Festival

Dublin Dance Festival

Composer Michael Gallen and dancer/ choreographer Catherine Young discuss Dublin Dance Festival. It goes online from this Friday featuring a tailored selection of films, parties, discussions and workshops. www.dublindancefestival.ie

Music Played on the Show

Rain On Me

Rain On Me

Lady Gaga Featuring Ariana Grande

3:01

Woke Up This Morning

Woke Up This Morning

Alabama 3

5:31

Che Gelida Manina

Che Gelida Manina

Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)

1:30

Mein Herr Marquis (Act Ii).

Mein Herr Marquis (Act Ii).

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

3:31

Se Vuol Ballare

Se Vuol Ballare

Erich Kunz(Bass Baritone

1:30

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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