Arena Tuesday 20 October 2020

On Thursday's Arena with Sean Rocks: Justin McGregor and Roe McDermott are on the line for this week's film reviews where they will be discussing "In The Heights", "In The Earth" and "The Reason I Jump". David Bolger of CoisCéim Dance Theatre discusses "In The Magic Hour" and Lucie Azconaga and Consuelo Breschi of Varo chat about this years Tradition Now at the NCH.

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Arena

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Tim Robinson

Tim Robinson

The International Literature Festival, Dublin will celebrate the life and work of writer Tim Robinson who sadly passed away earlier this year. Robinson spent more than 40 years chronicling his adopted home, the Arran Islands and Connemara. Author Robert McFarlane discusses Tim Robinson.

Where do I begin - Anna Moffo

Where do I begin - Anna Moffo

One of Ireland's greats, Claudia Boyle, recommends where to begin with American soprano, Anna Moffo, who rose to fame in the 1950s and 60s, and starred in the first film adaptation of Verdi's La Traviata.

Steve Lillywhite on U2's Boy

Steve Lillywhite on U2's Boy

On October 20th 1980 the debut album from little-known Dublin band U2 was released. Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin it was the band's first time working with producer Steve Lillywhite. Since that debut album 40 years ago U2 have gone on to conquer the globe.

Music Played on the Show

I Will Follow

I Will Follow

U2

3:48

Stories For Boys

Stories For Boys

U2

3:00

Out Of Control (Remastered)

Out Of Control (Remastered)

U2

4:10

Lucia Di Lammermoor

Lucia Di Lammermoor

Anna Moffo (Soprano)

1:30

La Traviata (The Role Of Violetta)

La Traviata (The Role Of Violetta)

Anna Moffo (Soprano)

1:00

As Gilda In Rigoletto

As Gilda In Rigoletto

Anna Moffo (Soprano)

1:00

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