Arena Monday 18 January 2021

On Thursday's Arena with Seán Rocks, poet Moya Cannon's anthology Collected Poems celebrating six collections and new poetry, film reviews with John Maguire and Aingeala Flannery and Kate Brennan Harding revisits Fugees The Score album at 25.   

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Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith

Dr. Clare Clarke discusses Patricia Highsmith. The author wrote 22 novels over her five-decade career, many of which have been adapted into hugely successful movies. From Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of Strangers on a Train to The Talented Mr. Ripley and Carol.

Dante

Dante

The Italian writer Dante who created the Divine Comedy some 700 years ago giving us a vision of Heaven, Hell and Purgatory that has seared into the collective imagination. Dr. Enrica Maria Ferrara brings us through the work and explains why it is such a seminal piece of writing.

Mark O'Rowe

Mark O'Rowe

Playwright Mark O'Rowe discusses 'The Approach'. It will be live streamed on 21st, 23rd and 24th January while starring the original cast of Derbhle Crotty, Aisling O'Sullivan and Cathy Betlon. Further details on theapproach.ie

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Up De Flats

Up De Flats

Gemma Dunleavy

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