Arena Friday 31 July 2020
On Tuesday's Arena with Kay Sheehy, actress Kelly O'Sullivan discusses her latest role in Saint Frances, we're off to Istanbul for a literary break with Margaret Robson and also Aoife Barry recommends where to start with the music of Elliott Smith.
Alan Parker Tribute
Roddy Doyle, Bronagh Gallagher, Robert Arkin and Donald Clarke join Seán in remembering director Alan Parker on the sad news of his passing. He is best known in Ireland for directing The Commitments and Angela's Ashes. His long career spanned from Bugsy Malone to Midnight Express, Fame, Mississippi Burning and Angel Heart.
Brian Boyd and Kate Brennan Harding join Sean to review new albums from Fontaines DC, A Hero's Death, following on from their debut album and also The Coronas latest, True Love Waits.