Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 21 February 2021

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

Bath Time, by John MacKenna  
Eternity Along The Strand, by Fionn Ó Marcaigh
Portraits and Pancakes, by Carla King
A Day in the (Beatles) Life, by Jonathan White 
Lille, 1989, by Paula Shields  
And 
The Last Carousers, a poem by Gerard Smyth

Music:

Splish Splash, by Bobby Darin
Flute Sonatina, Opus 19, by Malcolm Arnold, played by Judith Pearce on flute with Ian Brown on piano 
Beau Soir, by Debussy, played on violin by Kyung Wha Chung with Philip Moss on piano 
Strawberry Fields, by the Beatles
And  
Dirty Boulevard by Lou Reed 

Birdwatching, Baths and Beatles

Birdwatching, Baths and Beatles

Curlews and sanderlings... baths, boulevards and old Beatles haunts... and the great friendship of Michael Davitt, Land League founder, and artist Sarah Purser; with John MacKenna, Fionn O Marcaigh, Carla King, Jonathan White, Paula Shields and Gerald Smyth

Bath Time, by John MacKenna

Bath Time, by John MacKenna

An unusual sleeping arrangement in a London house-share

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Eternity Along The Strand, by Fionn Ó Marcaigh

Eternity Along The Strand, by Fionn Ó Marcaigh

Surveying wetland birds in winter on Sandymount Strand

Portraits and Pancakes, by Carla King

Portraits and Pancakes, by Carla King

On the friendship between Michael Davitt, Land League founder, and artist Sarah Purser

A Day in the (Beatles) Life, by Jonathan White

A Day in the (Beatles) Life, by Jonathan White

A magical mystery tour of the Fab Four's old haunts in Liverpool

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Lille, 1989, by Paula Shields

Lille, 1989, by Paula Shields

On adapting to life in a foreign country, and the music that gets you through it

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The Last Carousers, a poem by Gerard Smyth

The Last Carousers, a poem by Gerard Smyth

"One night after pubs and cinemas closed when the actor at the stage door was only an actor's ghost, you stepped into the fray of dawdling crowds, the last carousers."

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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

Splish Splash

Splish Splash

Bobby Darin

2:24

Flute Sonatina Op.19 - Allegretto Languido

Flute Sonatina Op.19 - Allegretto Languido

Judith Pearce (Flute), Ian Brown (Piano)

1:50

Beau Soir

Beau Soir

Kyung Wha Chung (Violin) / Philip Moss Piano)

2:17

Strawberry Fields Forever

Strawberry Fields Forever

The Beatles

4:03

Dirty Boulevard

Dirty Boulevard

Lou Reed

1:00

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