Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 15 September 2019

Our next live Sunday Miscellany takes place as part of Imagine Arts and Waterford Writers Festival in the Theatre Royal Waterford on Saturday 26th October at 11.45 a.m. To book phone 051 - 874402 or click here

The writers are John MacKenna, Ian Maleney, Catherine Foley, AM Cousins, Andrew Doherty and Lani O’Hanlon and there’ll be music from piper David Power, folk acoustic trio The Kalimbas, Benny McCarthy, Brendan Clancy, Donnchadh Gough and Dónal Clancy. 


Ticket for Christmas Miscellany in the National Concert Hall on Wednesday, 4th December, are now on sale through the National Concert Hall website.  To book your seat click here


A new book celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany has just been published by New Island Books.  This anthology of essays and poetry were read for the first time at Miscellany50, a live event in the Project Arts Centre last December.  For further information click here

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

The Boat Boy, by John MacKenna;
Fact and Fiction in Brontë Weddings by Maebh O’Regan; 
33 Revolutions Per Minute by Chris McHallem;
Timothy West and Sir Thomas Beecham’s Boxer Shorts by Emer O’Kelly;
and
The Past is a Foreign Country by Cyril Kelly

The music was:

Epitafios No. 4, You Have Set, My Star by Mikos Theodorakis, played on guitar by Milos Karadaglic;
Concert Paraphrase on Mendelssohn’s Wedding March by Liszt, played by Egon Petri;
Redondo Beach by Patti Smith;
And
Dance of the Sylphs from The Damnation of Faust by Berlioz, performed by the Royal Philharmonic Opera and conducted by Thomas Beecham

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 15th September 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 15th September 2019

On today's programme: The Boat Boy by John MacKenna; Fact and Fiction in Brontë Weddings by Maebh O'Regan; 33 Revolutions Per Minute by Chris McHallem; Timothy West and Sir Thomas Beecham's Boxer Shorts by Emer O'Kelly;and The Past is a Foreign Country by Cyril Kelly

The Boat Boy by John MacKenna

The Boat Boy by John MacKenna

A young boy's disappointment and disillusion with the cheating ways of the world

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Fact and Fiction in Brontë Weddings by Maebh O'Regan

Fact and Fiction in Brontë Weddings by Maebh O'Regan

Weddings in Jane Eyre and Charlotte Brontë's own family, and her Irish connections

33 Revolutions Per Minute by Chris McHallem

33 Revolutions Per Minute by Chris McHallem

The revelations of a teenage girlfriend's record collection

Timothy West and Sir Thomas Beecham's Boxer Shorts by Emer O'Kelly

Timothy West and Sir Thomas Beecham's Boxer Shorts by Emer O'Kelly

Timothy West leaves a lasting impression on an amused audience

The Past is a Foreign Country by Cyril Kelly

The Past is a Foreign Country by Cyril Kelly

Revisiting the Listowel of the writer's childhood in piercing and evocative detail

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

You Have Set, Epitaphios Numbers 4: You Have Set, My Star

You Have Set, Epitaphios Numbers 4: You Have Set, My Star

Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

2:17

Concert Paraphrase On Mendelssohn’S Wedding March

Concert Paraphrase On Mendelssohn’S Wedding March

Egon Petri (Piano)

2:10

Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach

Patti Smith

3:35

Dance Of The Sylphs

Dance Of The Sylphs

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

2:58

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

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