Arena Thursday 29 April 2021

On Tuesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Ros and John Hubbard on the new documentary Back to Barrytown celebrating the trilogy 30 years on, Elaine Mai on where to begin with the music of Björk And Declan Burke reviews Mick Herron's thriller 'Slough House' the seventh in the spy series.

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Film reviews

John Maguire and Aingeala Flannery review the latest films from the film of the year so far, Nomadland to Wild Mountain Thyme and Here Are the Young Men.

Olivia Laing

Olivia Laing is the author of hybrid works of criticism, biography and memoir, including the best-selling 'The Lonely City'. 'Everybody: A Book About Freedom' charts a course through the long struggle for bodily freedom and touches on the lives of icons including Nina Simone, Malcolm X and Susan Sontag.

Moth Poetry Winner

The Moth Poetry Prize was originally set up in 2011, to help boost the careers of poets from around the world, who submit previously unpublished works to the Moth magazine. Chosen from 4000 entries, the winning poem is called Chaos Soliloquy by American poet, Michael Lavers.

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