Arena Thursday 15 October 2020

On Friday's Arena with Kay Sheehy, Alan Corr and Nadine O'Regan review new albums, Philip Norman discusses his new Jimi Hendrix book and Jenn Gannon previews Truth Seekers on Amazon. 

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The Glorious Guinness Girls

The Glorious Guinness Girls

Emily Hourican's new novel tells the story of the brilliant, spoilt, flighty Guinness sisters from their idyllic childhood in their stately home in Ireland while the War of Independence rages outside, to the exuberance and decadence of London's high society. Published by Hachette.

The Teen Drama

The Teen Drama

Jenn Gannon talks about the allure and the evolution of the teen drama over the years, how they started as escapist fantasies but have become something more hard hitting and gritty. Dawson's Creek will be on Netflix from November 1st.

Film reviews

Film reviews

Donald Clarke and Roe McDermott review new films for Arena. The 40 year Old Version which stars the writer director Radha Blank on Netflix, The Other Lamb is a disturbing drama from Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska filmed in Ireland, and Body of Water, directed by Lucy Brydon, is a British movie focusing on a woman with an eating disorder.

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