Arena Thursday 6 August 2020

On Monday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Chris Wasser celebrates the career of Billy Murray on his 70th birthday, Óró at Galway 2020 with Liam O Maonlai and Diarmiud De Faoite And Margaret Hannon discusses 'Sister Black' her new play based on the life of nurse Catherine Black who became King George V’s private nurse.

Arena

Arena

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Film reviews

Film reviews

John Maguire and Aingeala Flannery review new films. Perfect 10, from first time feature director, Eva Riley, Jamie Dornan playing one third of a love-triangle in Endings Beginnings and we'll also take a look at the Don't Look Down, an erotic French locked-room mystery of sorts.

Saint Frances

Saint Frances

Kelly O'Sullivan talks to Kay Sheehy. Since debuting at the 2019 South by Southwest Festival, where it won the Audience Award, Saint Frances has been lauded wherever it has played. Writer and actress Kelly O'Sullivan plays Bridget, a 34-year-old university drop-out who takes a job as a nanny, looking after six-year-old Frances.

Kilkenny Arts - Luke Murphy

Kilkenny Arts - Luke Murphy

Clouds and Boulders: Mapping Terrain is a new installation performance by dancer and choreographer Luke Murphy, which takes place this weekend at the Butler Gallery, as part of the Kilkenny Arts Festival X. Further details at kilkennyarts.ie

Music Played on the Show

Strangers In Danger

Strangers In Danger

Sinead O Brien

4:30

Don't Talk About It

Don't Talk About It

Sorcha Richardson

3:00

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