Arena Thursday 8 April 2021

On Tuesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, author and screenwriter Jo Spain on her new book, The Perfect Lie, contemporary Irish landscape painter Donald Teskey And Alan Corr on where to begin with the music of Steely Dan.

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film reviews

Film reviews

Cara O' Doherty and Paul Whitington review new films. Sequin in a Blue Room, A Common Crime and the six-time Oscar nominated Sound of Metal, where a heavy-metal drummer's life is in freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.

New Pagans

New Pagans

New Pagans are a five piece band from Northern Ireland. Bassist Claire Miskimmin and vocalist and lyricist Lyndsey McDougall discuss their debut album The Seed, The Vessel, The Roots and All.

Citizen Lane

Citizen Lane

Born in Cork in 1875, Hugh Lane - the extraordinary art collector and gallery director - came from respectable, impoverished stock. The 2018 drama documentary Citizen Lane is available digitally from April 12th. Historian and consultant to the film Roy Foster discusses.

Music Played on the Show

Bloody Soil

Bloody Soil

New Pagans

3:28

Christian Boys

Christian Boys

New Pagans

5:37

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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