The Ryan Tubridy Show

The Ryan Tubridy Show

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The Ryan Tubridy Show Thursday 9 November 2017

The Ryan Tubridy Show

The Ryan Tubridy Show

The Ryan Tubridy Show is a fast paced entertaining and informative sixty minutes of morning radio.

Ladybird Books

Ladybird Books

Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris are the comedy writers that spearheaded the satirical favourites for grown ups such as The Ladybird Book of The Mid-Life Crisis, The Ladybird Book of The Hipster and The Ladybird Book of The Hangover which have been cheekily bought and exchanged as presents for ageing adults since their initial release 2 years ago.  They joined Dave from London to tell us about the 11 new titles in the series...

Later on in the programme we were contacted by Mo Glover; Mo's two children were the inspiration for the original Ladybird Book characters Peter and Jane as they were next door neighbours to the illustrator Harry Wingfield.


The Lit  - Youth Literary Festival

The Lit - Youth Literary Festival

The Lit is Ireland's first Festival of Reading and Writing for Young People and takes place tomorrow and Saturday in Waterford City, The Lit is organised by a group of teens one of whom is 16yr old Daisy Drohan. She spoke to Dave this morning to tell us all about the events and workshops they have planned for young readers and writers.

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Music Played on the Show

Walk On The Wild Side

Walk On The Wild Side

Lou Reed


Sally Maclennane

Sally Maclennane

The Pogues


Programme Highlights

Claire Throssell

In October 2014 Claire's sons Jack and Paul were murdered by their father. Since then, Claire has been campaigning for vital, life-saving changes to the way family courts operate in the UK.

Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE

Acclaimed double bass player and professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE spoke to Ryan Tubridy about the extraordinary and poignant story of how her Irish mother met her Nigerian father in the 1950's.

Misha Glenny, author of McMafia

McMafia is a new drama on BBC featuring a rich Russian family living in London. The series is based on a book written by Misha Glenny in 2008 but which he says is still very relevant with so many Russian oligarchs buying property and settling there



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Presenter: Ryan Tubridy


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