Arena Thursday 1 October 2020

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, album reviews with Pat Carty and Siobhan Kane, Bruce Springsteen, Gorillaz and Laura Veirs, Ye Vagabonds, music and chat with Sean before their performance at the Tradition Now series in the National Concert Hall And Jess Fahy on the current RHA exhibition.

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John Banville

John Banville

Set in rural Wexford in 1957, Snow is the latest novel from John Banville. The action revolves around Ballyglass House, home of local gentry, the Osborne family, in whose library a priest is found dead - obviously murdered - one morning just before Christmas. Snow is the latest in your detective fiction series. Published by Faber and Faber.

Film reviews

Film reviews

Chris Wasser and Arlene Hunt review Rialto from writer Mark O'Halloran, starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Eternal Beauty, a dark comedy with Sally Hawkins and American legal drama, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, The Trial of the Chicago Seven with an ensemble cast including Sasha Baron Cohen, Mark Rylance, and Eddie Redmayne.

Brave New World

Brave New World

Daragh Downes reviews Brave New World. The series airs on Sky Atlantic. It is based on Aldous Huxley's 1932 novel, a dystopian nightmare, with genetically engineered inhabitants trained to be happy with their lot in life. It is set in New London where everyone is happy all of the time.

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