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 Monday 6 January 2014

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    L'Histoire de Melodie Nelson

    Serge Gainsbourg is probably best known as the composer of Je t'aime, but critics might argue that Serge Gainsbourg's best work is an album that is less well known - L'Histoire de Melodie Nelson. Jim Carroll has been listening to the album and reading a new book about it, also called Histoire de Melodie Nelson by Darren Anderson.

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    Classic Movie: The Lavender Hill Mob

    Our classic movie this week is a 1951 Ealing comedy with an extraordinary cast which includes Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway and Audrey Hepburn. The Lavender Hill Mob, is the choice of guest Darryl Jones

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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