Arena Wednesday 25 November 2020

On Thursday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Pulitzer prize-winning author Mark Stevens on his new biopgraphy of Francis Bacon with Annalyn Swan, film reviews And Music for Galway. 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

RTÉ Radio 1 Listeners' Choice Award

RTÉ Radio 1 Listeners' Choice Award

The RTÉ Radio 1 Listeners' Choice Award is awarded to RTÉ journalist Keelin Shanley. Conor Ferguson joins Seán Rocks in studio to celebrate the posthumous announcement of his wife's award for her memoir a 'A Light that Never Goes Out'.

Small Axe: Red, White and Blue

Small Axe: Red, White and Blue

Small Axe, is a film series from British director, Steve McQueen. The third in the series title tackles another sensitive subject, a young black British man driven to join the police force, with a view to changing its attitude from within. Red, White and Blue, airs this Sunday, November 29, on BBC1 television. Mary McGill reviews for Arena.

Maradona Tribute

Maradona Tribute

The shocking news today of the death of one of the greatest footballers of all times, Argentinian legend Diego Maradona. Paul Whitington and Connell Vaughan pay tribute to the cultural icon.

An Post Irish Book Awards

An Post Irish Book Awards

The An Post Irish Book Awards champion everything from novels and non-fiction to poetry, short stories and Irish language publications. Maria Dickenson from Dubray Books discusses some of the books that made 2020.

Music Played on the Show

La Vida Tombola

La Vida Tombola

Manu Chao

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