Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 8 November 2020

Sunday Miscellany, 8th November 2020

Sunday Miscellany, 8th November 2020

New Writing:

Bosco and the Monkey, by Jonathan White;  
Notes on a Small Island, by Madeleine Keane
Trash-Talking Their Way to the White House, by Lourdes Mackey;  
Of Ponies, Black Cats and Ancient Graveyards, by Kevin Mc Dermott
And
We Are What History Made Us, by Mícheál Nelson

Music:

One Monkey Don't Stop No Show, by Honey Cone;  
It’s Torn, by Leonard Cohen;
Yankee Doodle Dandy sung by James Cagney and Bob Hope, from the film The Seven Little Foys;  
And 
Capaillín Dubh ina Thaibhreamh, played by Zoe Conway on fiddle and John McIntyre on guitar, and composed by Steve Cooney

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 8th November 2020

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 8th November 2020

Ghosts and graveyards... boozy bohemia... and a monkey in a television studio -- what could go wrong?  -- all part of the mix on this week's Miscellany.  With writers Jonathan White, Madeleine Keane, Lourdes Mackey, Kevin McDermott and Mícheál Nelson

Bosco and the Monkey, by Jonathan White

Bosco and the Monkey, by Jonathan White

An unpredictable guest joins the children's TV puppet star

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Notes on a Small Island, by Madeleine Keane

Notes on a Small Island, by Madeleine Keane

On writer Charmian Clift and her bohemian circle on the Greek island of Hydra

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Trash-Talking Their Way to the White House, by Lourdes Mackey

Trash-Talking Their Way to the White House, by Lourdes Mackey

Insults and dirty tricks in the US Presidential elections go back a century or two

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Of Ponies, Black Cats and Ancient Graveyards, by Kevin Mc Dermott

Of Ponies, Black Cats and Ancient Graveyards, by Kevin Mc Dermott

Contemplating the beloved dead this November time

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We Are What History Made Us, by Mícheál Nelson

We Are What History Made Us, by Mícheál Nelson

Uniting two traditions in one family on Remembrance Sunday

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

One Monkey Don’T Stop No Show

One Monkey Don’T Stop No Show

Honey Cone

1:51

It's Torn

It's Torn

Leonard Cohen

2:57

Yankee Doodle Dandy

Yankee Doodle Dandy

James Cagney/Bob Hope

2:16

Capaillín Dubh Ina Thaibhreamh

Capaillín Dubh Ina Thaibhreamh

Zoe Conway (Fiddle); John Mcintyre (Guitar)

3:43

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