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Miscellany50 was a celebratory radio festival weekend of short writing and music produced to salute fifty years on air since 1968 of Sunday Miscellany. In this, the first of 10 programmes we heard:
Introduction: Setting the Scene by John Bowman
1968 The 6th of August 1968 by Mae Leonard followed by the ConTempo Quartet playing Serenade for Strings by Haydn
1969 One Small Step into Journalism by John Boland followed by Richie Buckley with Drazen Derek with The 9’O Clock Blues
1970 Mother Moon by Nuala O’Connor followed by Denise Crowley on piano playing Clair de Lune by Debussy
1971 Me and Bobby Magee by Leo Cullen with music from Honor Heffernan, Richie Buckley and Drazen Derek - Me and Bobby McGee
1972 Always Remember, Never Forget by Denise Blake with the ConTempo Quartet playing Romanian Folk Dances 3 and 4 by Bartok