Sunday Miscellany Sunday 5 January 2020
Tickets for the next live performance of Sunday Miscellany, which takes place at the Ennis Book Club Festival in Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare on 8 March 2020, are now on sale.
A new book celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany has recently 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.
On this morning’s programme, a mix of new and archive scripts, we heard
Skull and Bones by Niall McArdle;
Boarding School Days by Catherine Foley;
Old Hat, New Hat by Patrick Dunne;
The Tree, the Trolley, and Me by Chris McHallem;
And Journey of an Outcast by the late Eileen Battersby, the anniversary of whose death occurred over the Christmas period
The Teddy Bears’ Picnic, by John Walter Bratton and Jimmy Kennedy, sung by the Cambridge Chord Company, conducted by Paul Davies;
Children’s Corner Suite – The Snow is Dancing, by Debussy, played on piano by Finghin Collins;
The Way You Wear Your Hat, by George and Ira Gershwin, sung by Frank Sinatra;
Waltz from Yolka, The Christmas Tree, by Vladimir Rebikov, played on piano by Eteri Andjaparidze
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