Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 24 January 2021

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing

The Younger Brother, by Dermot Bolger  
Urbanski v Urbanski, by Oliver Sears 
Japanese Journeys, by Mary Dowey  
Chickengate! by Shaymus Kennedy  
Boats against the Current, by Roslyn Dee  

Music

In Happy Moments Day by Day, from William Vincent Wallace's Maritana, sung by Eric Hinds
Nocturne in C Sharp Minor by Chopin played by Kyung Wha Jung
Lullaby of Takeda, a Japanese folk song, by The Red Birds (Akai Tori)  
Don’t Stop Me Now, by Queen 

(Photo:  Jack Yeats, courtesy of Getty Images)

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 24th January 2021

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 24th January 2021

Jack B Yeats's canal bank walks, a marathon after-dinner speech, a terrible wartime event and more. With Dermot Bolger, Oliver Sears, Mary Dowey, Shaymus Kennedy and Roslyn Dee

The Younger Brother, by Dermot Bolger

The Younger Brother, by Dermot Bolger

On Jack B Yeats, the much-loved painter who "described everything twice"

Urbanski v Urbanski, by Oliver Sears

Urbanski v Urbanski, by Oliver Sears

From escaping war-torn Poland to making legal history in London - an honorary grandfather's experiences

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Japanese Journeys, by Mary Dowey

Japanese Journeys, by Mary Dowey

"The sense of remoteness has gone, but Japan still feels very different in a way that can be difficult to pin down..."

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Chickengate! by Shaymus Kennedy

Chickengate! by Shaymus Kennedy

A hungry student's bid for fame with a marathon after-dinner speech

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Boats against the Current, by Roslyn Dee

Boats against the Current, by Roslyn Dee

On the enduring appeal of F Scott Fitzgerald's Gatsby

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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

Maritana In Happy Moments Day By Day

Maritana In Happy Moments Day By Day

Eric Hinds (Baritone)

4:04

Nocturne In C Sharp Minor

Nocturne In C Sharp Minor

Kyung Wha Chung (Violin), Phillip Moll (Piano)

3:51

Lullaby Of Takeda

Lullaby Of Takeda

The Red Birds

2:43

Don't Stop Me Now

Don't Stop Me Now

Queen

3:41

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