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Sean Rocks takes a look at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment - featuring guests and items from the worlds of movies, television, music and literature.

Sean Rocks takes a look at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment - featuring guests and items from the worlds of movies, television, music and literature.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Sean Rocks takes a look at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment - featuring guests and items from the worlds of movies, television, music and literature.

Twitter:

@RTEArena

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 353 (0) 1 208 3111


Episodes

Review: "Take Nothing With You" by Patrick Gale

8/13/2018
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Aine Ní Ghlinn reviews "Take Nothing With You" by Patrick Gale (published by Tinder Press)

Duration:00:11:54

V.S. Naipaul, RIP

8/13/2018
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From the RTÉ Radio 1 archives, author V.S. Naipaul speaking in 2001; his death was announced at the weekend

Duration:00:02:17

Review: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

8/13/2018
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Susanne Colleary reviews the Rough Magic production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

Duration:00:09:50

"Grace's Day" by William Wall

8/13/2018
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William Wall talks about his latest novel "Grace's Day" (published by New Island)

Duration:00:11:45

Elvis 1968 Comeback Special

8/13/2018
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Karl Tsigdinos looks at what made the Elvis Presley 1968 Comeback Special concert so iconic, as it is about to be released in cinemas

Duration:00:14:05

Album reviews

8/10/2018
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Róísín Dwyer and Alan Corr review "Outro" from VerseChorusVerse, "From When I Wake The Want Is" from Kathryn Joseph and "That Sante Fe Channel" from Cordovas

Duration:00:16:39

"Frnknstn" by Theatre Lovett at the Abbey Theatre

8/10/2018
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Michael West, who has written the Theatre Lovett production of "Frnknstn" coming to the Peacock stage at the Abbey

Duration:00:12:55

Frankie Gavin at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018

8/10/2018
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Chat with fiddle player Frankie Gavin ahead of his performance at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Drogheda which begins this weekend

Duration:00:13:52

Neil Jordan donates archive to National Library

8/9/2018
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Neil Jordan talked to Lorcan Clancy about just some of the many personal archive items he is donating to the National Library of Ireland

Duration:00:05:07

"Lucienne Day: Living Design", an exhibition at the Coach House, Dublin Castle

8/9/2018
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Dr Paula Day, daughter of textile designer Lucienne Day, who is the subject of an exhibition at the Coach House, Dublin Castle

Duration:00:11:44

Film reviews

8/9/2018
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Ruth Barton and Stephen Boyd review "Pope Francis: A Man Of His Word", "The Image You Missed" and "Unfriended: Dark Web"

Duration:00:22:39

Sam Perkin at Kilkenny Arts Festival 2018

8/8/2018
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Irish composer Sam Perkin, whose work will be one of those performed at the 'Later Beethoven' concert at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

Duration:00:12:10

Design the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Award trophy

8/8/2018
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Conor Byrne and Louise Allen explain their call-out for applications to design the inaugural RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Award trophy

Duration:00:09:03

30th anniversary of the film "Heathers"

8/8/2018
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Maia Mathieu marks the 30th anniversary of the film "Heathers"

Duration:00:13:21

Maya Youssef at the Kilkenny Arts Festival 2018

8/8/2018
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Maya Youssef chats about her roots in Syria and playing the traditional instrument the Qanun

Duration:00:18:01

"At The Gates Of The Music Palace", an exhibition by Alex Cecchetti at the Void Derry

8/7/2018
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Mary Cremin, curator of the exhibition "At The Gatest Of The Music Palace" by Alex Cecchetti, currently running at the Void Derry

Duration:00:10:26

Crime fiction round-up

8/7/2018
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Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction

Duration:00:13:39

A history of record labels - Trojan Records

8/7/2018
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In the latest in an occasional series on the history of record labels, tonight the reggae label Trojan Records

Duration:00:11:29

"Feel Free" by Nick Laird

8/7/2018
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Nick Laird chats about and reads from his latest collection of poetry "Feel Free" (published by Faber & Faber)

Duration:00:11:16

Madonna special

8/6/2018
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A special programme marking the 60th birthday this month of Madonna

Duration:00:41:41