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    The John Murray Show Tuesday 8 October 2013

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    The John Murray Show with Miriam

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle features with Miriam O'Callaghan.

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    Love/Hate animal cruelty scene

    An episode of Love Hate has drawn protests from animal welfare organisations over a scene depicting the machine-gunning of a cat. Joining Miriam this morning is Veterinary journalist, Pete Wedderburn.

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    Duke Special plays Harry Nilsson

    Duke Special is one of the biggest musical acts to come out of Norther Ireland in the past decade & he has been mining Nilsson's work for hidden gems & forgotton treasures!  Duke Special joins Miriam in studio this morning, for a performance & chat.

    You can see Duke Special play the music of Harry Nilsson

    Roisin Dubh, Galway - Monday 14th Oct / the Sugar Club, Dublin - Tuesday 15th October / Cyprus Avenue, Cork - Friday 18th October - go to www.dukespecial.com for further details

     

     

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    How to Really be a Mother

    Miriam's next guest is a writer & journalist, the second eldest of six children & mother of three, who has written a book about motherhood, titled 'How to Really be a Mother' published by Gill & Macmillan.  Emily Hourican joins Miriam in studio.

      

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    Respected film critic Barry Norman

    Miriams next guest has worked as a show business editor for the Daily Mail, a satirical columnist for the Guardian, a sports interviewer for the Observer & has written for The Times & the Radio Times amongst others.  He is also an author but 80 year old Barry Norman is best known as the film critic who fronted the BBC's seminal FILM programme from 1972 & Barry joins Miriam this morning.

    Barry Norman’s memoir ‘See You In The Morning’ is published by Doubleday &  priced at £18.99 sterling (23 euro approx).

    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition"


    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

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