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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

"Class", a play by Iseult Golden and David Horan

1/17/2018
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Theatre writers/directors Iseult Golden and David Horan talk about their latest collaboration, the play "Class"

Duration: 00:09:38


Celebrating the legacy of Chester Beatty

1/17/2018
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Fionnuala Croke, director of the Chester Beatty Library which this year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of their founder

Duration: 00:06:40


Preview: "Britannia", a new historical drama on Sky Atlantic

1/17/2018
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Eithne Shortall previews "Britannia", a new historical epic about the Roman invasion of Britain; it starts on Sky Atlantic tomorrow night

Duration: 00:11:24


Allegations of misconduct in Irish theatre

1/17/2018
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Andrea Irvine, one of the 72 signatories to an open letter in today's Irish Times expressing support for the women who spoke publicly about their experiences of abuse of power in Irish theatre

Duration: 00:08:01


A history of Aardman animation studios

1/16/2018
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Chris Wasser with a history of Aardman, one of the most successful stop-motion animation studios in the world

Duration: 00:10:30


"Buzz and Hum", an exhibition by Richard Gorman and Samuel Walsh

1/16/2018
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Richard Gorman and Samuel Walsh explain the differences in their artistic styles and their joint exhibition "Buzz and Hum"

Duration: 00:07:19


"If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You", a play by John O'Donovan

1/16/2018
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John O'Donovan talks about his first full-length play "If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You", the story of two working class loveable tearaways

Duration: 00:13:23


Films about the press/journalism

1/15/2018
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Ruth Barton takes a look at some great films about campaigning journalists and the press

Duration: 00:14:20


"The Approach" by Mark O'Rowe, coming to the Project Arts Centre

1/15/2018
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Mark O'Rowe and actors Cathy Belton, Aisling O'Sullivan Derbhle Crotty chat about "The Approach", his new play with Landmark Productions

Duration: 00:14:03


Dolores O'Riordan, RIP

1/15/2018
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Dave Fanning and May Kay pay tribute to the singer Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries whose death has just been announced

Duration: 00:10:28


Album reviews

1/12/2018
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Lauren Murphy and Alan Corr review "Tales From The Backseat" from The Academic, "Camila" from Camila Cabello and "Wrong Creatures" from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Duration: 00:18:20


Review: "The Wanderers" by Tim Pears

1/12/2018
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Declan Burke reviews "The Wanderers" by Tim Pears, the second in his West Country trilogy (published by Bloomsbury)

Duration: 00:07:36


Review: "Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars"

1/12/2018
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Róisín Dwyer reviews the Lili Fini Zanuck music documentary "Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars"

Duration: 00:14:05


"The Eyes of Isaac Newton" by Iggy McGovern

1/11/2018
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Poet and physicist Iggy McGovern chats about his latest collection "The Eyes of Isaac Newton" (published by Dedalus Press)

Duration: 00:11:14


Review: "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

1/11/2018
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Brian Merriman reviews "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Duration: 00:13:25


"Forest Dark" by Nicole Krauss

1/11/2018
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Nicole Krauss reads an extract from her most recent novel "Forest Dark" (published by Bloomsbury)

Duration: 00:02:27


Film reviews

1/11/2018
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Arlene Hunt and Hilary White review "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri" and "Darkest Hour"

Duration: 00:22:06


200th anniversary of "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley

1/10/2018
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Darryl Jones marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's gothic horror novel "Frankenstein"

Duration: 00:12:07


"Good Morning Mr Turner" at the National Gallery

1/10/2018
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Niall Naessens talks about showing his work alongside the annual exhibition of JMW Turner watercolours at the National Gallery

Duration: 00:06:23


First Fortnight Festival - Tony Walsh, performance poet

1/10/2018
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Manchester performance poet Tony Walsh, who is a guest at the First Fortnight mental health arts festival

Duration: 00:13:30

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