Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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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.  

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

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

Music:
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;

And

Waltz from Yolka, The Christmas Tree, by Vladimir Rebikov, played on piano by Eteri Andjaparidze

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 5th January 2020

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 5th January 2020

On this morning's programme, a mix of new and archive scripts: 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

Skull and Bones by Niall McArdle

Skull and Bones by Niall McArdle

A walk in the Canadian woods

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Boarding School Days by Catherine Foley

Boarding School Days by Catherine Foley

Boarding school days

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Old Hat, New Hat by Patrick Dunne

Old Hat, New Hat by Patrick Dunne

Things you never knew about the Fedora and Trilby hats

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The Tree, the Trolley, and Me by Chris McHallem

The Tree, the Trolley, and Me by Chris McHallem

A stolen Christmas Tree

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Journey of an Outcast by the late Eileen Battersby

Journey of an Outcast by the late Eileen Battersby

The genesis of Mary Shelley's extraordinary novel Frankenstein

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About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Cambridge Chord Company

2:52

Children’S Corner Suite - The Snow Is Dancing

Children’S Corner Suite - The Snow Is Dancing

Finghin Collins (Piano)

2:41

The Way You Wear Your Hat

The Way You Wear Your Hat

Frank Sinatra

2:43

Waltz From Yolka, The Christmas Tree

Waltz From Yolka, The Christmas Tree

Eteri Andjaparidze (Piano)

2:25

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