Arena Wednesday 5 May 2021

On tonight's Arena with Sean Rocks: Director Jerry Rothwell talks to Sean about his new film "The Reason I Jump", Actor Eugene O Brien and director Gavin Quinn discuss their latest project "Mespil In The Dark", Mary McGill is on hand to review the film "Together" made for the BBC and British-born writer Jonathan Lee to talk about his latest novel "The Great Mistake".

Arena

Arena

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Loah

Loah

Sallay Garnett, better known as Loah, has announced her new EP of poetry from the 1920s set to music with her first single 'The Body to the Soul' - by Eva Gore-Booth.

Empty House: Poetry and Prose on the Climate Crisis

Empty House: Poetry and Prose on the Climate Crisis

Empty House is an anthology of new writing responding to the ever-looming climate crisis. It features nonfiction, fiction and poetry from both Irish and international authors. Most notable is the multi-generational response to the climate crisis. Co-editor Nessa O'Mahony and one of the contributor's Alan McMonagle discuss the new anthology.

Play in a Van

Director Conor Hanratty has created a unique Covid-safe event, to bring key scenes from King Lear alive with Arthur Riordan as Lear. Further details festivalinavan.com

The Handmaid's Tale

Jenn Gannon previews season 4 of The Handmaid's Tale based on the landmark Margaret Atwood novel of the same name. RTÉ is about to start transmitting it here on this side of the Atlantic.

Music Played on the Show

The Body To The Soul

The Body To The Soul

Loah

3:41

The Body To The Soul

The Body To The Soul

Loah

3:41

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