Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 17 January 2021

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

Leslie Charteris, The Saint With the Foul Manners, by Emer O'Kelly
Chicken Cajun with Tagliatelle, by Tim Carey
Allez les Belges, by John Toal
Star, by Lani O’Hanlon
And
Fallen, a poem by  Lemn Sissay, and that was recorded at Sunday Miscellany Live at Ennis Book Festival last March

Music:

The theme tune to the TV programme The Saint, by  Edwin Astley
Jambalaya (on The Bayou), by the Carpenters
Quand On N'a Que L'Amour, by Jacques Brel
Variations on Mozart’s Ah Vous Dirais-Je Maman, played on piano by Livia Rev
And
The Water Is Wide, sung by Katie Theasby accompanied by Ger O’Donnell on piano and vocals – and that was recorded at that live Miscellany event in March last year. 

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 17th January 2021

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 17th January 2021

A bad-mannered saint, Belgian beer, Cajun Chicken... Plus we rebroadcast Lemn Sissay's powerful poem Fallen, honouring his birth mother, recorded at last year's Ennis Book Club Festival. With Emer O'Kelly, Tim Carey, John Toal, Lani O'Hanlon and Lemn Sissay

Leslie Charteris, The Saint With the Foul Manners, by Emer O'Kelly

Leslie Charteris, The Saint With the Foul Manners, by Emer O'Kelly

"Why on earth would anyone who didn't have to, live in Ireland?" Leslie Charteris, author and inventor of The Saint, asked Emer O'Kelly, setting the tone for her evening in his company

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Chicken Cajun with Tagliatelle, by Tim Carey

Chicken Cajun with Tagliatelle, by Tim Carey

A dinner recipe from a doubting cookery demonstrator which becomes a much loved family staple

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Allez les Belges, by John Toal

Allez les Belges, by John Toal

John Toal's tribute to Belgium -- not just for its beer, but "for Jacques Brel, for inventing the saxophone, for Tintin, and those little cinnamon sugar spiced speculoos biscuits; for the musical genius that is Stromae, for the Atomium, and don't start me on the chocolate..."

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Star, by Lani O'Hanlon

Star, by Lani O'Hanlon

Contemplating the people who love you into being and make you the person you are

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Fallen, a poem by  Lemn Sissay

Fallen, a poem by Lemn Sissay

"They say you fell from grace, But you were never fallen. Simply on the bridge between girl and woman, Between found and lost.." A powerful poem in tribute to his birth mother, by Lemn Sissay which was recorded at Sunday Miscellany Live at Ennis Book Club Festival last March.

About The Show

New writing for radio, accompanied by complementary music, broadcast every Sunday morning since 1968.

Music Played on the Show

The Saint (Theme From The Tv Programme)

The Saint (Theme From The Tv Programme)

Edwin Astley

1:59

Jambalaya (On The Bayou)

Jambalaya (On The Bayou)

Carpenters

3:50

Quand On N’A Que L'Amour

Quand On N’A Que L'Amour

Jacques Brel (Vocals)

2:30

Variations On Ah Vous Dirais-Je Maman

Variations On Ah Vous Dirais-Je Maman

Livia Rev (Piano)

8:18

The Water Is Wide

The Water Is Wide

Katie Theasby/Ger O'Donnell

4:25

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