Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 1 December 2019

Tickets for next year's recording at the Ennis Book Club Festival in Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare, have just gone on sale

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.  

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

On this morning’s programme, we heard:
For the Love of Christmas Trees, by John Egan;
From the Republic of Rockypool, by Larissa Nolan;
Hares, a poem by AM Cousins, and that was recorded at the recent Sunday Miscellany Live at the Theatre Royal in Waterford, as part of Waterford Writers Weekend at Imagine Arts Festival;
Edmund Campion, Saint and Martyr, by Daniel Reardon;
Teenage Kicks, by Kate Kerrigan,
And
Your Hill, a poem by Leo Cullen

Music:

O Christmas Tree (O Tannembaum), played by the London Chamber Orchestra conducted by Christopher Warren-Green;

Soave Sia Il Vento, from Mozart’s Cosí Fan Tutte, sung by Ann Sofie Von Otter with Karita Mattila and Jose Van Dam, with the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, conducted by Neville Marriner;

The Hare, by the Gloaming;

The Earl of Oxford’s March, by William Byrd, played by Synergy Brass Quintet;

And Teenage Kicks, by the Undertones

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 1st December 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 1st December 2019

On this morning's programme we heard: For the Love of Christmas Trees by John Egan; From the Republic of Rockypool by Larissa Nolan; Hares, a poem by AM Cousins; Edmund Campion, Saint and Martyr, by Daniel Reardon; Teenage Kicks by Kate Kerrigan, and Your Hill, a poem by Leo Cullen

For the Love of Christmas Trees by John Egan

For the Love of Christmas Trees by John Egan

Growing the perfect Christmas tree...........

From the Republic of Rockypool by Larissa Nolan

From the Republic of Rockypool by Larissa Nolan

Memories from the Rockypool housing estate

Hares, a poem by AM Cousins

Hares, a poem by AM Cousins

This poem, Hares, was recorded at the recent Sunday Miscellany Live at the Theatre Royal in Waterford, as part of Waterford Writers Weekend at Imagine Arts Festival

Edmund Campion, Saint and Martyr, by Daniel Reardon

Edmund Campion, Saint and Martyr, by Daniel Reardon

St Edmund Campion's martyrdom

Teenage Kicks by Kate Kerrigan

Teenage Kicks by Kate Kerrigan

The eternal teenager within

Your Hill by Leo Cullen

Your Hill by Leo Cullen

A poem by Leo Cullen

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

O Christmas Tree O Tannenbaum

O Christmas Tree O Tannenbaum

London Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Christopher Warren-Green

2:09

Soave Sia Il Vento -- Cosi Fan Tutti

Soave Sia Il Vento -- Cosi Fan Tutti

Ann Sofie Von Otter (Soprano)

3:19

The Hare In The Corn / Cronin's

The Hare In The Corn / Cronin's

The Gloaming

3:00

The Earl Of Oxford’S March

The Earl Of Oxford’S March

Synergy Brass Quintet

2:33

Teenage Kicks

Teenage Kicks

The Undertones

2:23

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