Arena Thursday 26 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.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Eamon Sweeney and Lauren Murphy review new albums for Arena. Chicago rock band Smashing Pumpkins are back with Cyr a 20-song album. And How Beauty Holds the Hand of Sorrow is the second album from Norwegian singer and songwriter, Ane Brun, in the last two months.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Justin MacGregor and Ruth Barton review films for Arena. 'Patrick' is the story of a missing hammer at a Belgain nudity camp and in Possessor, Andrea Riseborough plays a body-swapping assassin directed by Brandon Cronenburg.

The Rooney Prize Winner 2020

The Rooney Prize Winner 2020

Stephen Sexton joins Seán Rocks on Arena. Having just been announced as the Rooney Prize Winner. The prestigious prize is awarded annually for an outstanding body of work by an emerging young Irish writer. Stephen Sexton is the poet and author of 'If All the World and Love were Young'.

Music Played on the Show

Cyr

Cyr

Smashing Pumpkins

1:00

The Colour Of Your Love

The Colour Of Your Love

Smashing Pumpkins

1:00

Closer

Closer

Ane Brun (Vocal)

1:00

Song For Thrill And Tom

Song For Thrill And Tom

Ane Brun (Vocal)

1:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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