Arena Tuesday 23 June 2020

On Wednesday's Arena with Kay Sheehy, poet Dermot Bolger discusses his debut collection of short stories 'Secrets Never Told', Chris Wasser previews The Undoing (Sky Atlantic) with Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant and Donald Sutherland And Edel Coffey reviews ‘Rebecca’ based on Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel starring Lily James, Armie Hammer, Kristin Scott Thomas, out on Netflix today.

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Maxine Peake

Maxine Peake

Thomas Clay's new film tells the story of Fanny Lye, played by Maxine Peake, a housewife leading a pious family life in mid 17th century Cromwellian England. And into this pious rural life, two naked strangers arrive, awakening something hidden deep within Fanny. The film is described as a folk horror and is available on digital platforms.

Shakespeare in the Theatre

Shakespeare in the Theatre

As a teenager, Conor Hanratty's mother insisted he watch a BBC documentary which featured Medea. The drama was directed by Ninagawa, known for his productions of Shakespeare. Prior to becoming a theatre director, Conor moved to Tokyo and spent a year with Ninagawa's theatre. Conor's new book is called, Shakespeare in the Theatre: Yukio Ninagawa.

Live Collision

Live Collision

Live Collision International Festival is a live art festival that had to take the decision in March to postpone its live festival dates. The festival is inviting audiences to celebrate its 2020 programme through a digital rendering called Electric Dreams, director Lynnette Moran and artist Karen Miano discuss.

Music Played on the Show

I Know Alone

I Know Alone

Haim

3:44

Chaila

Chaila

Denise Chaila

3:10

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