Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 19 July 2020

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

The Spare Single Shilling by Brian Farrell;
A Brass Plate, by Carol Nicholas;
Ghost ships by Andrew Doherty;
Long Legs up in the Embankment, by Lani O'Hanlon; 
Another Time, a poem by Gerald Dawe,
And
Bloody Friday, by Olive Travers

Music:

Knockin' On Your Screen Door, by John Prine

Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye, by the Johnstons

The Pirate King from the Pirates of Penzance, sung by the King’s Singers

I Will Survive, by Gloria Gaynor

And

Impromptu in E Major by Clara Schumann, played by Jozef De Bennhouwer
 

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 19th July 2020

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 19th July 2020

Youthful hopes and dreams... ghost ships of old and modern times.. an all important spare single shilling... and one of Belfast's darkest days. With Brian Farrell, Carol Nicholas, Andrew Doherty, Lani O'Hanlon, Gerald Dawe and Olive Travers

The Spare Single Shilling, by Brian Farrell

The Spare Single Shilling, by Brian Farrell

That all-important coin to get the gas back on

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A Brass Plate, by Carol Nicholas

A Brass Plate, by Carol Nicholas

The wax and wane of a youthful romance

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Ghost Ships, by Andrew Doherty

Ghost Ships, by Andrew Doherty

On un-crewed floating vessels, from the Marie Celeste to the cargo ship that turned up recently off the Cork coast

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Long Legs Up At The Embankment, by Lani O'Hanlon

Long Legs Up At The Embankment, by Lani O'Hanlon

The full-on glamour of a dancer's life, performing in troupe in pubs around Dublin

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Another Time, a poem by Gerald Dawe

Another Time, a poem by Gerald Dawe

"Most mornings, the good doctor/swims in the little sandy harbour/alongside seals rolling in the tide..."

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Bloody Friday

Bloody Friday

Olive Travers recalls getting caught up as a teenager in the terrible day of bombings that was Bloody Friday in Belfast in 1972

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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

Knockin' On Your Screen Door

Knockin' On Your Screen Door

John Prine

2:14

Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye

Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye

The Johnstons

3:01

The Pirate King

The Pirate King

The King Singers

1:54

I Will Survive

I Will Survive

Gloria Gaynor

3:30

Impromptu In E Major

Impromptu In E Major

Jozef De Bennhouwer (Piano)

2:24

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