Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sundays • 9:10 - 10:00

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 25 April 2021

Sunday 13 June: Old Dublin gossip and literary feuds... spotting family likenesses in Joyce's Ulysses... a history of the Martello towers and the origins of the first Bloomsday. With Vincent Altman O'Connor, Tim Carey, Jane Clarke, Jimmy Murphy, Éabha Jones and --from the archives -- the late Anthony Cronin.

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Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

King for a Day, by Frank Shouldice;
Football Crazy, by Oliver Sears;
Keep on Dancing, by Denise Blake;
The Shakespeare Feasts, by Margaret Hickey;
and
Eavan's Workshop, by Frank Kavanagh

Music:

Waltz in A, Op. 254 No. 1, by Dvorák, played by the Skampa Quartet;

Un Di Felice Eterea, from Verdi's La Traviata, sung by Joan Sutherland and Carlo Bergonzi with the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino conducted by John Prichard;

Bye Bye Baby, by the Bay City Rollers;

And

An improvisation of Purcell's Curtain Tune Upon A Ground, by Christine Pluhar and L'Arpeggiata.

Podcast, 25th April 2021

Podcast, 25th April 2021

The agony and ecstasy of being a fan, from Arsenal to Bay City Rollers; a dinner fit for Shakespeare; and a poetry workshop with the late, much-missed Eavan Boland. With writers Frank Shouldice, Oliver Sears, Denise Blake, Margaret Hickey and Frank Kavanagh

King for a Day, by Frank Shouldice

King for a Day, by Frank Shouldice

On a New York story of glitz, glamour and discarded European royalty

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Football Crazy, by Oliver Sears

Football Crazy, by Oliver Sears

Oliver Sears on his hopeless devotion to Arsenal football club

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Keep on Dancing, by Denise Blake

Keep on Dancing, by Denise Blake

Denise Blake recalls the Bay City Rollers and other boybands of her teenage years

The Shakespeare Feasts, by Margaret Hickey

The Shakespeare Feasts, by Margaret Hickey

Margaret Hickey serves dinner consisting entirely of dishes mentioned in Shakespeare's plays

Eavan's Workshop, by Frank Kavanagh

Eavan's Workshop, by Frank Kavanagh

Frank Kavanagh on an illuminating poetry workshop with Eavan Boland

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Waltz In A, Op. 254 No. 1

Waltz In A, Op. 254 No. 1

Skampa Quartet

3:15

Un Di Felice Eterea From La Traviata

Un Di Felice Eterea From La Traviata

Joan Sutherland And Carlo Bergonzi With The Orchestra Del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Conducted By John Prichard

3:26

Bye Bye Baby

Bye Bye Baby

The Bay City Rollers

2:32

Curtain Tune Upon A Ground

Curtain Tune Upon A Ground

L’Arpeggiata

2:40

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