Arena Tuesday 3 November 2020

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, album reviews, Russell T. Davis discusses 'It's A Sin' which premieres on Channel 4 tonight And Jody Allen Randolph discusses poet Eavan Boland's 'The Historians' winner of the Costa poetry award and shortlisted for the Costa book of the year.  

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Making Belfield

Making Belfield

Making Belfield is a handsome new book celebrating that spatial and cultural history by architectural historians Ellen Rowley and Finola O'Kane.

Where to begin - Teresa Deevy

Where to begin - Teresa Deevy

Chris Morash recommends where to begin with the work of an Irish dramatist who was the go-to playwright with the Abbey theatre in the 1930. Teresa Deevy then drifted from the public eye except for an occasional production in the intervening years.

Tribute to John Sessions

Tribute to John Sessions

The sad news today of the passing of actor and comedian, John Sessions. He is well known for his work on Whose Line is it Anyway, the comedy series, Stella Street amongst others.

Roddy Doyle - Love

Roddy Doyle - Love

Our nomination for the RTÉ Radio One Listeners Choice Award in association with An Post Irish Book Awards is the new book, Love by one of Ireland's favourite authors, Roddy Doyle.

The Racer

The Racer

In the summer of 1998, the opening stages of Le Tour de France were relocated to Ireland. Kieron J Walsh's drama The Racer, is set during those opening stages. This film looks not only at the selfless role of the domestique but at secret doping, internal team rivalry and the desire to win at any cost. November 8-15 on Corkfilmfestival.org

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