Arena Wednesday 21 October 2020

On Tuesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Mia Colleran reviews Gabriel Byrne's new memoir 'Walking with Ghosts', Patrick Freyne on the life and work of comic book writer Alan Moore and Sophie Gorman on The Golden Age of British Short Stories.'

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The Undoing

The Undoing

Chris Wasser reviews The Undoing, a new six-part drama from David E Kelley starring Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman, on Sky Atlantic. The series, which concerns a grisly murder case that destroys the lives of two Manhattan families, is based on the international best-seller, You Should Have Known.

Dermot Bolger

Dermot Bolger

Secrets Never Told is the first short story collection by Dermot Bolger, a writer so prolific in poetry, plays and novels that it's hard to believe he could have a debut to make at this stage. Supermarket Flowers, has just been shortlisted for Short Story of the Year in the 2020 An Post Irish Book Awards.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Edel Coffey discusses Rebecca which is probably the best known and most successful of all of the novels of Daphne du Maurier. The story is set in a house called Manderley, owned by wealthy widower, Maxim de Winter. There, his deceased wife, Rebecca, still commands a mysterious presence, increasingly felt by his new, young, unnamed bride.

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Gimme Some Lovin

Gimme Some Lovin

Spencer Davis Group

2:52

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