Arena Wednesday 23 September 2020

On Tuesday's Arena with Kay Sheehy, poet Claudia Rankine discusses her new book 'Just Us', where to begin with the work of legendary director, Federico Fellini And Declan Hughes reviews Martin Amis' new book 'Inside Story'.

Arena

Arena

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Dublin Theatre Festival

Dublin Theatre Festival

Artistic director Willie White discusses the latest level 3 restrictions in place. Last week, we devoted our show to the 2020 Dublin Theatre Festival, talking to writers and directors including Marina Carr and Bush Moukarzel.

Uileann Piper Mark Redmond

Uileann Piper Mark Redmond

The RTÉ NSO is back and broadcasting live on Lyric fm. On Friday Uilleann piper and flautist Mark Redmond will play with the orchestra in a concert recalling the rich tradition of the Uilleann pipes along with a contemporary repertoire. Tonight he plays live in studio for Arena See RTÉ Culture 25th September from 7pm.

Utopia

Utopia

The British series Utopia aired on Channel 4 in 2013. It was a conspiracy thriller centred around a comic that appeared to predict global diseases. The series was cancelled after the second season but Amazon acquired the project with Gone Girl writer Gillian Flynn at the helm. Jenn Gannon reviews the new US series available from Friday.

Poet Colm Keegan

Poet Colm Keegan

"Finding Our Voice" is a spoken word & creative writing program, facilitated by poet and writer, Colm Keegan. It brings together a collection of poems written by homeless people, who detail their experiences honestly and creatively. See results this Friday, September 25, by going on to the Facebook page of the Good Shepherd Centre in Kilkenny.

Music Played on the Show

The Humours Of Ballyloughlin

The Humours Of Ballyloughlin

Mark Redmond - Uilleann Pipes

2:00

Ban Dubh An Glana

Ban Dubh An Glana

Mark Redmond - Uilleann Pipes

3:00

Cradling Mother, Cradling Woman

Cradling Mother, Cradling Woman

Fleet Foxes

3:30

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