Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Monday's show....Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy' is this year's Dublin One City One Book and tonight Arena examines the use of language in the three novels; language which was - and some still is - outrageous, controversial and scandalous. How do we view such language now, more than 25 years after the books were first written?

    Arena Thursday 31 October 2013

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    Arena Thursday 31st October 2013

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    X-Factor - Matt Cardle

    Nicoline Greer of RTE's Doc On One on 2010 X-Factor Winner Matt Cardle and what happens to the winners and losers after X-Factor. Nicoline Greer's documentary on X-Factor can be found on www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone/radio-documentary-generation-x-factor.html

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    Arena Thursday 31st October 2013 - Full Programme

    Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts News, Steve Coogan on his role in 'Philomena', a review of Jennifer Johnston's 'A Sixpenny Song', Nicoline Greer on X-Factor winners and losers & reviews of the films Thor: The Dark World, Philomena and The Nun.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:05
      Title: Retrograde
      Composer: James Blake
      Performer(s): James Blake
      Performer(s): James Blake
      Album: Overgrown (Deluxe Edition), 0253732472
      Duration: 3:58
    • 19:34
      Title: Loving You
      Composer: Matt Cardle
      Performer(s): Matt Cardle And Melaine C
      Performer(s): Matt Cardle And Melaine C
      Album: Porcelain
      Duration: 3:48

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