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What Next For Hedy Lamarr   Written and Directed by Joe O'Byrne Science, Silver Screen and Hedy Lamarr!.. This play is a sonic treatment of the real-life story of Hedy Lamarr, whose biography reads like a one-woman history of the 20th century. Born in Vienna, she emigrated to America where she became a movie screen idol as well as an inventor, registering a patent for a process called frequency hopping. This patent proposed a means of radio-guidance for weaponry, that would hop frequencies,...
Topics: Joe O' Byrne, What Next For Hedy Lamarr, Radio Drama
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by Drama On One: RTÉ Radio 1
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Meeting Michael   By Bernard Farrell Barbados on the cheap, off season, with the Casey clan from Cabinteely: And into this mess there appears a guide, a god-send, a guardian angel. Producer Aidan Mathews Drama On One:   RTÉ Radio 1  2012
Topics: Bernard Farrell Meeting Michael, Radio Drama
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by RTÉ Radio 1
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Drama on One: Terrible Beauty   By Bernard Clarke RTÉ Radio 1 - 03 SEP 2017 • 55 MINS   The piece re-imagines the Easter Rising from a single point of view, that of Irish Volunteer, Gerald Doyle.   Doyle was a member of B Company of the Fourth Battalion of the Irish Volunteers. His experiences of the Rising -  and the brutal aftermath -  are recorded in a witness statement he gave to the Bureau of Irish Military History.   This documentary account is brought to life in Bernard...
Topics: Bernard Clarke, Terrible. Beauty, Docu-Drama, The Easter Rising, Radio Drama
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Boyd Raeburn--Club Morocco Hollywood  Big Band Remote Boyd Albert Raeburn (October 27, 1913 – August 2, 1966)  was an American jazz bandleader and bass saxophonist. A big band remote. was a program on radio networks and local statins, from the 1930s through the early 1970's from a hotel or nightclub.   The last gasp came each New Year/s Eve, From Coast to Coast. At The  National Broadcasting Company anything   produced  anywhere else than in a studio was called a NEMO, No Where....
Topics: Boyd Raeburn Club Morocco, Hollywood, 1945, Big Band Remotes History
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by SANWAL
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Saturday-Night Theatre Sat 18th Oct 1975, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM Omegapoint by Bruce Stewart with Dinsdale Landen as Harry Claudius and Sydney Taffer as Czerny   Harry Claudius is a disillusioned mortal. He regards 'the machine' as the natural enemy of man. This is a somewhat odd attitude for the Security Officer at Tor Sands Atomic Power Unit; but then Tor Sands, like Harry, is not fulfilling the promise of the early 50’s. It is strange, and even a little sinister, that the energy...
Topics: Bruce Stewart, Omegapoint, Sci-Fi, Radio Drama
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Polka Party  LIVE CBW Winnipeg The Trans Canada Network Hosted by Ed Derback Jake Park…..Bandleader  Kerr Wilson…..Singer 1 17 April 1958   2 17 June 1958   Nine Piece band conducted by Jake Park JAMES KERR WILSON On June 11, 2006, Kerr Wilson beloved husband of Thelma passed away peacefully, at The Convalescent Home of Winnipeg at the age of 89 years. Kerr was renowned for his warm, rich baritone voice heard frequently on the CBC from Winnipeg. He was the soloist on many radio...
Topics: Polka Party, CBW Winnipeg, 1958, Jake Park, Kerr Wilson
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15 Minute Drama: The Inheritors First broadcast: Mon 4th Sep 2017, 10:45 on BBC Radio 4 FM Omnibus of the five-part comic drama by Claudine Toutoungi Francois Chédid is the falafel king. Who knew there was so much money in Lebanese food? Or that his three delightful grown-up children would be sent into such a spin when he tries to share his good fortune?   Jasmine …. Monserrat Lombard Francois …. Kulvinder Ghir Nadia …. Katie Lyons Frank …. Samuel James Diane …. Sanchia...
Topics: Claudine Toutongi, The Inheritors, Lebanese food, Radio Drama
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China Towns: Episode 8: Program info pdf
Topics: China Towns, Episode 9, Radio Drama
Old Time Radio
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China Towns: Episode 8: Program info pdf
Topics: China Townss, Episode 8, Radio Drama
Old Time Radio
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Ulysses - The RTÉ dramatisation James Joyce's 'Ulysses' is one of the most important works of modernist literature. The book chronicles the passage of Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, 16 June 1904 (the day of Joyce's first date with his future wife, Nora Barnacle). The definitive adaptation of the novel is widely considered to be RTÉ's full dramatised production – originally broadcast in 1982 to celebrate the centenary of Joyce's birth, and...
Topics: James Joyce, Episode 07, Aeolus, Radio Drama
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Ulysses - The RTÉ dramatisation James Joyce's 'Ulysses' is one of the most important works of modernist literature. The book chronicles the passage of Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, 16 June 1904 (the day of Joyce's first date with his future wife, Nora Barnacle). The definitive adaptation of the novel is widely considered to be RTÉ's full dramatised production – originally broadcast in 1982 to celebrate the centenary of Joyce's birth, and...
Topics: James Joyce, Episode 13, Nausica, Radio Drama
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First Folio Road Trip From London to Kent, Oxford, the Scottish borders, Suffolk, Nottinghamshire and across the channel to France, Emma Smith takes a road trip to learn more about how Shakespeare's First Folio helped create the Shakespeare we know and love today. We take it for granted now that Shakespeare is our national poet, and his First Folio almost a religious relic, but it wasn't always so. Emma follows the story of seven of the 750 original copies of the First Folio to learn how...
Topics: First Folio Road Trip, William Shakespeare, Documentary
Old Time Radio
by SANWAL
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Saturday-Night Theatre: Repertory in Britain: Any Other Business Sat 24th Dec 1960, 20:30 on BBC Home Service Basic By George Ross and Campbell Singer Peter Powell's production adapted for radio by David Turner with the Alexandra Theatre Repertory Company, Birmingham Somebody on the Board of Directors is a traitor! - and the enemy has involved an old-established firm in a take-over bid. To fight it or not to fight it? That is only one of the exciting questions posed in this unusual thriller...
Topics: George Ross And Campbell Singer, Any Other Business, Radio Drama
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Afternoon Play: A Song for Edmond Shakespeare Fri 7th Jan 2005, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM London, 1607: a penniless actor rushes drunkenly through the streets lamenting that his life is a failure. A failure made more painful because he is the youngest brother of the rather more successful William Shakespeare.   By Gary Bleasdale. Director Steven Canny   Edmond: Paul Rhys Anne: Helen Longworth Ben: Stuart McLoughlin Christopher: Stephen Hoqan Alice: Cherry Morris Crooke: Nigel Barrett...
Topics: Gary Bleasdale, A Song For Edmond Shakespeare, Radio Drama
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IDEAS: 01 TUESDAY JUNE 22, 2004 Part One of Flying tonight on Ideas. It began life as a kite, then metamorphosed into an engine-powered, piloted machine. On a cold December day in 1903, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, it took off, flew for twelve seconds and landed. A little more than a hundred years after the Wright Brothers' first flight, Marilyn Powell looks at flying - the passion, poetry and obsession of it all. That's tonight on Ideas at 9 (9:30 NT) on CBC Radio One.   (CONCLUDES...
Topics: Flying, Radio Documentary, History, IDEAS, CBC RADIO
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by La Fabrique de l'Histoire
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Freedom At The End Of The Airwaves Radio London, 1940 1944 As early as 1940, members of the Forces de la France Libre, as well as many resistance fighters, listened to the BBC and the programs in French of "Radio Londres" to learn about the latest developments in the war  By giving the floor to actors and listeners of the BBC, but also to resistance fighters and members of Free France, this documentary brings to life the history of the legendary radio during the Second World War and...
Topics: Freedom At The End Of The Airwaves Radio London, 1940 1944, Documentary, French, "La Fabrique...
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by RTÉ Drama on One
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A Galway Girl by Geraldine Aron Maisie and Dermot are the perfect picture of incompatibility. Married in 1950, they tell us about their life together. They bicker, quarrel and disagree, but we also see wonderful moments of joy and connection. By turns poignant and hilarious, ‘A Galway Girl’ shows us the ups and downs of a shared life that was a touching mixture of humour and tragedy, held together by a love that endured. A Galway Girl traces the joys and sorrows of a shared life from Small...
Topics: Geraldine Aron, A Galway Girl, Radio Drama
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Gilbert And Sullivan - Documentary   Gilbert and Sullivan Vastly different personalities from significantly different backgrounds, but together WS Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan created magic and still give enormous pleasure to many over a hundred years later.   Words and Music Radio New Zealand   Presented by Brian Kay 7   February 2017
Topics: Gilbert & Sullivan, Documentary
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A complete performance of the famous Savoy opera by Gilbert and Sullivan
 Utopia is a south-sea island to which English laws and customs are suddenly applied. The country even runs on a Limited Liability principle so that ' there is not a christened baby who has not already issued his little prospectus '—all this the result of the King sending his daughter to Girton to be educated! Imported Flowers of Progress. Act 1 A Utopian Palm Grove
 Act 2 Throne Room in King Paramount's Palace
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Topics: Gilbert And Sullivan. Utopia LTD., Savoy Opera
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Welcome to February! Two special series: Clayhanger By Arnold Bennett ATV 26 Episodes From 1 January 1976 China Towns: 12 Episodes First broadcast: Sat 16th Feb 2019, 14:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM I hope you enjoy them! I will continue to upload other material. Episode 1: Last of a Schoolboy Clayhanger Program info pdf Cast   Edwin Clayhanger Peter McEnery Hilda Lessways Janet Suzman Hilda Clayhanger Janet Suzman Maggie Clayhanger Thelma Whiteley Janet Orgreave Louise Purnell Auntie Hamps Joyce...
Topics: Arnold Bennett, Clayhanger, 01 Last Of A Schoolboy
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by SANWAL
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2 Saturday-Night Theatre: Ways of Escape - Elizabeth Sat 25th Feb 1995, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM The second part of Eric Pringle's story takes up where Sarah left off and looks at subsequent events from Elizabeth's point of view. In the years leading up to 1830, England is in turmoil.   Director: Tracey Neale Alexander Benson: Geoffrey Whitehead Ruth: Nicola Dent Mr Gale: Eric Allan Emily: Annabel Mullion Charlotte: Eva Stuart Swinton: David Collings With Andrew Branch and Peter Yapp
Topics: 2, Eric Pringle Ways Of Escape Eliabeth, Radio drama
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Afternoon Play: Beyond the Canvas Wed 22nd Jan 2003, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM A series of three plays inspired by great paintings. 2: The Death of Chatterton by Kelvin Segger. Henry Wallis 's famous depiction of the suicide in a garrett of the young Romantic poet was posed for by the writer George Meredith , who was at the time married to Mary Ellen. Wallis fell in love with Mary Ellen , and subsequently eloped with herto Italy. Kelvin Segger's play, built around commentary by Simon Wilson ,...
Topics: 2, Kevin Segger, The Death Of Chatterton, Henry Wallis, Radio Drama
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by SANWAL CBC
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A ten part series of readings of remarkable Quebec Literature, Fiction and Poetry, focusing on post-war writing. Heather Brown Between The Covers CBC Radio From Vancouver
Topics: Writing Quebec, [Readings], Literature
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A complete performance of the famous Savoy operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan. Ruddigore; or, The Witch's Curse, originally called Ruddygore, is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. Act 1 The Fishing Village of Rederring, in Cornwall Act 2 Picture Gallery In Ruddigore Castle.   Robin Oakapple, a young farmer: Peter Prati Richard Dauntless, his foster-brother. a Man-o'-war's man spoken by Barrie Ingham: John Fryatt Sir Despard Murgatroyd, of...
Topics: Ruddigore, by Gilbert and Sullivan, Operetta
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by RTÉ Radio 1  Drama on One
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Ulster Volunteers   By Gary Mitchell From the battlefields of Belfast to the battlefields of Belgium.. This play moves through two time zones - the Battlefields of Belgium in 1916 and the Battlegrounds of Belfast today. In this dual narrative, the notions of "heroism" and "camaraderie" are explored and examined. "Ulster Volunteers" by Gary Mitchell contains language that some listeners may find offensive. Matthew Mc Elhinney played Dinger Bell, Joanne was Roisin...
Topics: Ulster Volunteers, By Gary Mitchell, Radio Drama
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The Vinyl Cafe aired weekly on CBC Radio, on select public radio stations in the United States, and via podcast. The radio show was written and hosted by the late Stuart McLean and featured stories, essays and music, often recorded at live concerts from across Canada and the US. It was on the air from 1994-2016. Periodically, The Vinyl Cafe returns to its old home on CBC Radio. The Vinyl Cafe stories are about Dave, owner of a secondhand record store called "The Vinyl Cafe". The...
Topics: Vinyl Cafe, Se 2, Ep 7. Odd Jobs
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by Radio Netherlands
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Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin were two of the greatest painters of their age. The nine stormy weeks they spent working together in Arles in the south of France at the end of 1888 marked one of the most important and intriguing examples of artistic collaboration in history. That story became widely known to mass audiences through the Irving Stone novel and film “Lust for Life”, and it was also the focus of a major exhibition. “The Studio of the...
Topics: Vincent Van Gogh And Paul Gauguin, Art, Artists
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 "The Seven Dudley Sins" by Greg Nelson The wry story of a young minister’s travails in an isolated prairie village.    Greg Nelson, author of the radio hits Castrato and Writing Butch, brings his masterful storytelling skills to bear on this wry story of a young minister's travails in an isolated prairie town. Kevin has been assigned the Dudley parish - and once he finally finds the village, he also discovers a deep well of the seven deadly sins - one per week. Kevin struggles...
Topics: Seven Dudley Sins, Radio Drama
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by SANWAL
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Saturday-Night Theatre: The Hubris File Sat 31st Jul 1982, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Rod Beacham With Geoffrey Collins as David Pargeter Pargeter, a senior civil servant, has vanished, and the only clues to the mystery are to be found in his diary. It reveals Pargeter as a man under increasing mental and emotional strain. It also reveals that he knows there's a traitor in their ranks. Could this knowledge have led to his death? Director: Gerry Jones David Pargeter: Geoffrey Collins Mariane...
Topics: Rod Beacham, The Hubris File, Radio Drama
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by RTÉ Radio 1, Drama on One
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Saint Columbanus: The First European In “Columbanus- The First European” we learn about this remarkable man who played such a definitive role in the cultural, educational, and spiritual renewal of Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire - a man who is arguably the most significant Irish religious figure. Columbanus was a man who crossed borders - literally and figuratively. He was born and raised in the south of Ireland but received his spiritual formation in the north where he entered...
Topics: Saint Columbanus, The First European, Radio Drama
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First issue of a Radio magazine. Of historic interest.
Topics: Radio Broadcasting, Magazine, Volume 1, 1922
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Side Effects by Louise Gooding Joe's wife Marianne hasn't let him see his kids for months. He's desperate, so he holds a roof-top protest, wondering why a happy marriage ended up like this and whether anyone is to blame. Joe: Reece Dinsdale Security guard: Liam Fox Marianne: Caroline Fitzgerald Lauren: Lucy Worrall Sam: Matthew McGuire Karen: Peta Lord Ray: Russell Dixon Reporter: Terence Mann PC: Hamilton Berstock Producer/Director Gary Brown Afternoon Play:   Tue 7th Nov 2006...
Topics: Side Effects, By Louise Gooding, Radio Drama
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by SANWAL
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Saturday-Night Theatre The Prince of Plunder Sat 18th Apr 1970, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM The novel by Sidney Horle adapted by Rex Rienits   London society seemed carefree and content. But in the shadows lurked the scourge of blackmail. And behind the blackmail stood ' The Prince of Plunder.' Produced by David Geary   Sir Charles Morley: Ian Cooper Insp Clavering: Edward Kelsey Lady Blanchard: Grizelda Hervey Sir Brian Fordinghame: Hector Ross Sir Gilbert Mildmay: Godfrey Kenton Sir Hector...
Topics: Sydney Horler, The Prince Of Plunder, Radio Drama
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by Drama On One RTÉ Radio 1
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No Room for Angels By Arthur Sheridan The story of a motherless child, and a childless mother, chronicling the events that might allow their lives to connect. Starring Caoilfhionn Dunne and Angela Harding, Drama On One RTÉ Radio 1
Topics: Arthur Sheridan, No Room For Angels, Radio Drama
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Douglas Henshall stars as anti-hero Jack Parlabane in Christopher Brookmyre's play, directed by Lu Kemp. The summer's Fringe Festival in Edinburgh is Parlabane's least favourite time of year and this time it's made worse by the fact that he's just walked straight into one of the worst conceived armed robberies he's ever had the pleasure to attend. Three vital errors have been made with the robbery so far. Mistake No. 1: a shotgun is discharged into the ceiling to get everyone's attention.There...
Topics: Bampot Central, Christopher Brookmyre
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by O.V. Kvarna
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Slim Jim and the Vagabond Kid Recordings by Ernest and Clarence Iverson, who were better known under their stage names of Slim Jim and the Vagabond Kid. For over two decades the brothers appeared on Twin Cities radio stations WDGY and KEYD.
Topics: Slim Jim and the Vagabond Kid, Ernest and Clarence Iverson
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The Monday Play: The Rock Mon 10th Dec 1990, 19:45 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Jonathan Wolfman. Carol has a crush on Mr Bean, her tutor in mythology.   When his wife leaves him, Carol is convinced he's going mad. Especially when he finds a rock that he says has magic powers ...   Director Andy Jordan   Robert Bean:……Bill Oddie Carol:…..Carol Leader Sarah:…..Ella Hood Mary:…..Barbara Darnley Prof Sherman:…..Michael Turner Sheba, the dog:…..Leonard Fenton Harris:…..Christian...
Topics: Jonathan Wolfman, The Rock
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Afternoon Play: The Visitor's Book BBC Radio 4 2000. When two workmates take a holiday cottage together in St Ives, one seems to attract men like bees to a honeypot whilst the other finds her own form of seaside romance in the pages of the visitors' book. Written by Stephen Mollett. Siobhan Stamp …. Izzy Gemma Saunders …. Gina Alastair Danson …. Silas Kenny Blyth …. Brian/Bruce/Dave Director: David Hunter
Topics: Stephen Mollett, The Visitor's Book, Radio Drama
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Afternoon Drama: Lying Low First broadcast: Fri 22nd Sep 2017, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Stephen Wakelam’s play about Samuel Beckett's mysterious three-week stay in Folkestone in March 1961. The playwright checks deliberately into a quiet hotel under a pseudonym and it's here that he befriends Janet who works part-time at the hotel while studying for her French A-level. They bond over an Agatha Christie novel. This burgeoning friendship tests Janet's loyalties, presenting her with a...
Topics: Stephen Wakelam, Lying Low, Radio Drama
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Drama on One: Wittgenstein in the West RTÉ Radio 1 - 1st TX 5th July 2015 by Stephen Toomey The famous philosopher’s post-War pilgrimage to the peace and quiet of Connemara is proving problematic. He can’t construe the English of the Irish natives, let alone the Irish of his English-speaking neighbour. But who is the mystic and who the moron at the edge of Europe? For, in a comedy which, among many other thing, ingeniously critiques the twin theatrical traditions of Gate and Abbey, of...
Topics: Stephen Toomey, Wittgenstein In The West, Radio Drama
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Richard Monette’s 2003 production of Troilus and Cressida for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival with David Snelgrove and Claire Jullien in the title roles. Set during the Trojan Wars, William Shakespeare’s hugely powerful drama  is both a story of doomed  love and a representation of the futility of war. It is also an extraordinarily topical enquiry into ethics, value and the slippery  nature of truth.  CBC Radio 1:  2004   Two Episodes  Director.........Richard Monette...
Topics: William Shakespeare, Troilus And Cressida, CBC, Radio Drama
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The Spare Room By Mordecai Richler The story revolves around a Jewish family during World War 2 who takes in boarders. The first boarder is Heir Banbinger, a refugee who's waiting for his family to arrive from the old country. After a number of other borders, Mervyn, a struggling writer rents the Spare room. Mrs. Hirsh is taken with Mervyn and helps him stay even though Mr. Hirsh is demanding the rent. Mr Hirsh reads reads the book, changes his mind about Mervyn and becomes more lenient with...
Topics: The Spare Room, Mordecai Richler, Montreal, World War Two, Radio Drama
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Tommy Hunter In 1956, he began performing as a rhythm guitarist on the CBC Television show, Country Hoedown. The Tommy Hunter Show began as a CBC Radio program in 1960, replacing the long-running variety show The Happy Gang, and went on to replace Country Hoedown on CBC Television in 1965; Hunter's show was picked up by TNN in 1983 and ran on CBC until 1992. Performers on the show included singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot in the early years of his own musical career. Personal...
Topics: Tommy Hunter, Canada's Country Gentlemen, Country Western Music
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by OFHR
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The Prophecy of the Budding of the Fig Tree Matthew 24:32-35 The Old Fashioned Revival Hour. May 20, 1951. The Gospel Broadcasting Association/Christian Heritage syndication. Reverend Fuller reads from Matthew, chapter 24, verse 6. The prophecy of the budding of the fig tree. Charles E. Fuller, Rudy Atwood (piano), George Broadbent (organ), Leland Green (choir director). 42:17 Luke 21:25-36 The Old Fashioned Revival Hour. August 10, 1952. The Gospel Broadcasting Association/Christian Heritage...
Topics: The Old Fashioned Revival Hour, Charles E. Fuller, The Prophecy of the Budding of the Fig Tree,...
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The Playboy of the Western World - A Radio Musical A re-imagining of John Millington Synge’s iconic play as you’ve never heard it before The Playboy of the Western World – A Musical for Radio with all music newly composed by Justin McCarthy and  adapted for radio by Diarmuid de Faoite.  The production brings the listener on a journey into the ‘wild west’ of Ireland where a community, whose suffocating existence is injected with  fantasy and excitement  with  the arrival of...
Topics: The Playboy Of The Western World, Musical, Radio Drama
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Ernst von Dohnányi – His Last Recita From a musical documentary transmitted in BBC Music Programme 27 July, 1966. Tracklist A1 Beethoven: Sonata In G Major, Op. 31, No. 1 B1 Schubert: Sonata In G Major, Op. 98 Label:……….BBC Radio Enterprises – REGL 4M Format:…………Vinyl, LP, Mono Country:………./UK Released:……….1966 Genre:……….Classica Design……John J. Gillbe Producer…….. H. Rooney Pelletier Sleeve Notes………Georg Solti, Ilona Kabos, Joseph...
Topics: Ernst von Dohnányi, His Last Recital, [LP], Hungary, Classical Music
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by Drama On One  RTÉ Radio 1
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James Joyce - Dubliners   02/15 Dubliners - An Encounter The second story in James Joyce's Dubliners. Two schoolboys playing truant encounter a perverted, middle-aged man. ——————————— This work of art reflects life in Ireland at the turn of the last century, and by rejecting euphemism, reveals to the Irish their unromantic realities. Each of the 15 stories offers glimpses into the lives of ordinary Dubliners, and collectively they paint a portrait of a nation. James...
Topics: James Joyce, Dubliners, 02 An Encounter, Radio Drama
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9: Murder for Christmas: Appleby's End By Michael Innes, dramatised by Michael Bakewell Appleby of the Yard is used to dealing with serious crimes, but from the moment he steps on the train to Snarl to investigate a series of bizarre happenings, he's plunged into a world where jokes play too large a part. With John Hurt as Insp Appleby, John Le Mesurier as Everard Raven, Christopher Benjamin as Heyhoe/Insp Mutlow, Joyce Redman as Clarissa and Pippa Guard as Judith. Luke: Lewis Stringer Robert:...
Topics: 09, Michael Innes, Applebys End, MURDER FOR CHRISTMAS, Radio Drama
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Translated and adapted by George Leeson Do means justify ends? When an old lady's happiness is at stake, there is no question. "Do not see me fall. Dead inside, but standing tall. Like a tree.” A married old couple spends their days regretting that their beloved grandson left. Mr. Balboa, in order to help with his wife’s sadness, fakes letters and pretends they are written by their grandson. One day, a real letter saying he is coming back arrives. The grandson decides to come back home...
Topics: Alejandro Casona, Trees  Die on their  Feet, Radio Drama
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All That Fall by Samuel Becket [German] Alle, die da fallen TRANSLATION: Erika and Elmar Tophoven DIRECTOR: Fritz Schröder-Jahn PRODUCTION: Norddeutscher Rundfunk / Süddeutscher Rundfunk DESCRIPTION: The famous first radio play Samuel, commissioned by the BBC in 1956 In contrast to his later works, Becketts shows an almost realistic framework for action. Mrs. Rooney, "a hysterical old woman shattered by grief, fat and rheumatism and childlessness", drags herself down the hot, dusty...
Topics: All That Fall Samuel Beckett, [German], Radio Drama
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Aurora Leigh Aurora Leigh is a talented young poet. Determined not to conform to society's expectations and instead pursue literary ambitions, she shuns marriage in order to navigate her own path in life. Aurora Leigh …. Joanna Vanderham Marian /Susan …. Emily Pithon Romney …. Bryan Dick Lady Waldemar / Aunt …. Rosina Carbone Lord Howe …. Toby Hadoke Dramatised from Elizabeth Barrett Browning's epic poem by Michael Symmons Roberts. Directed by Charlotte Riches. Drama First...
Topics: Aurora Leigh, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Poetry, Radio Drama
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Big Band Special Clare Teal presents the BBC Big Band in concert with tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano, recorded at the 2007 Brecon Jazz Festival. Joe Lovano is one of the jazz world's most highly acclaimed soloists and composers. In this concert, he and the BBC Big Band perform his own compositions including Emperor Jones (dedicated to drummer Elvin Jones), Viva Caruso and Cymbalism along with standards by Jimmy McHugh (Say it Over & Over Again) and George Gershwin (Embraceable You). Big Band...
Topics: Big Band Special, Joe Lovano, Music, Jazz, Blues, Performances, Events
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‘Breaks’ by Bez Kinte Theatre Company Drama on One ... RTÉ Radio 17 May 2017 There’s an angel on a killing spree in the city of Bremen. For more than a decade she systematically poisons everyone in her life: parents, children, lovers and friends. As the body count mounts, she layers herself in thirteen corsets, creating a dangerous illusion of beauty. The story circles the mysteries of an incredible true story about the limits of what a woman can take. Sometimes, when you can't bend...
Topics: Breaks, Bez Kinte Theatre Company, Drama on One, RTÉ Radio, Radio Drama
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David Zane Mairowitz Trilogy [German] “Hornet Memory”,  “Trains in the Opposite Direction”, and  “TKO” forms the trilogy by director and author David Zane Mairowitz, which deals with questions of identity and the search for clues in connection with the Second World War and the Holocaust. Program Info: pdf
Topics: David Zane Mairowitz, Trilogy, Radio Dramas, World War Two, The Holocaust, [German]
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Afternoon Play: Wonderful Someone Thu 6th Feb 2003, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Colin Hough.   Donna is a 16-year-old Scottish schoolgirl with big plans - to be a big country-and-western star. But it looks as though her future is in the family ice-cream business. Worse still, she lacks even the basic prerequisite for genuine Nashville-style superstardom: a troubled and tragic private life. It's time to seek out a little unhappiness. Director David Jackson Young   Donna:…..Julie Austin...
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Saturday-Night Theatre: Dress Up and Sing Sat 24th Sep 1994, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM In Colin Douglas and Harry Quinn's comedy, it is late summer in Edinburgh. The Edina Classic Opera Guild (Amateur) have a new Chair this year, and changes have been made. With Michael Perceval-Maxwell and Claire Liddell Director Hamish Wilson   Barbara: Vari Sylvester Gary: Liam Brennan Hector: Alec Monteath Douglas: Michael MacKenzie Dolly: Sheila Donald Senga: Jan Wilson Ralph: Mark Cox Candy: Maria...
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A man who has to take care of his sick mother.  He curses her for losing privacy and she completely dominates him. Author: Jef Geearaerts Director: Willem Tollenaar Broadcast: 1970's KRO Actors:   Hans Veerman (Walter) Nel Snel (Walter's mother) (Marianne, Walter's girlfriend) Henk van der Steeg ( Inspector) Duration:  0:31:54 The hopeless relationship between a mother and her son.  Mutually they bind each other in every possible way.
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Guide To James W. Nichol Peggy Delaney
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The satirical comedy by the author of Hobson's Choice. 
Zack Munning was the despair of his mother and brother and a bit of a joke to his neighbours. It took an outsider to see, or think she saw, more in him than everyone else. In the play, "Zack is the half-witted son of a wedding purveyor whose good heart and cheerfulness are a far greater asset than his brother's crafty greed. This charming story tells in the most amusing fashion how Zack eventually wins self-respect and his...
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Afternoon Play: Dolly Shepherd - the Edwardian Parachute Queen Thu 14th Apr 2005, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Based on her autobiography, adapted by Rachel Bentham, this drama documentary celebrates the life of the astonishing Dolly Shepherd, one of the Edwardian era's most daring and popular parachutists, and chronicles her amazing mid-air rescue of another parachutist in 1908. includes an interview with her dauqhter, Molly Sedgwick. Producer:….Kate McAll Dolly:….Eve Best Cpt...
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Afternoon Play: One Foot in the Cuckoo's Nest Tue 14th Feb 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM For more than 20 years, Theo and his colleague Bill have enjoyed a leisurely existence as the Edinburgh-based correspondents of the Irish Mail. But the two men's comfortable lives are shattered by the arrival of their new editor.   By Ian Macpherson and Magi Gibson. Producer/Director David Ian Neville   Theo: Ian MacPherson Bill: Sean Scanlan Lotte: Slobhan Redmond Sigmund: Arnold Brown Doctor: Lucy...
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Drama On One: Lambo   RTÉ Radio 1 - 30 JAN 2014 By Hugh Travers   A fictionalised account of a story that stormed the airwaves and gripped the nation three decades ago. It is 1987: a story hits the headlines that sends an unsuspecting Irish nation reeling in shock and disgust - a story of brutality and bloodshed, of depravity and gross deception. A story of murder. Gerry Ryan has killed a lamb! Kind of. Maybe…… Featuring Michael Ford Fitzgerald as Gerry Ryan Sound Design Trevor Furlong...
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Saturday-Night Theatre: A Park in St Petersburg Sat 18th Sep 1993, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM John Gordon Sinclair stars as Peter Pratt in John Antrobus's comedy about an ex-yuppie trying to find "the edge" in St Petersburg and discovering that everything is for sale. Director: Adrian Bean Olga: Joanna Kanksa George: Nigel Anthony Admiral: Hilary Minster Wendy: Hetty Baynes Aeroflot man: John Baddeley Farouk: John Baddeley Receptionist: Steve Hodson Waiter: Steve Hodson Stranger:...
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KGEI 9530 Khz International Broadcast From San Francisco International Broadcast Station KGEI was established by General Electric Company in 1939, a high frequency (HF) short wave station known initially as W6XBE. Its 20 kW transmitter was an advanced technological display located at the Golden Gate International Exposition, held on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay in 1939 and 1940. After the Exposition's closed, the studio was moved to the Fairmont Hotel on Nob Hill. The transmitter was...
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Afternoon Drama: Brother of Mine First broadcast: Fri 10th Aug 2018, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM by Nathaniel Price Directed by Sally Avens Walter has always looked up to his older brother and Nigel has always been there for him. But how well do you really know anyone? When Nigel is accused of a serious crime their relationship will never be the same again. Walter:…..Enyi Okoronkwo Nigel:…..Jimmy Akingbola Rhona:…..Lara Rossi Sylvia:…..Joanna McGibbon Nurse Peters:…….Lauren...
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Saturday-Night Theatre Sat 2nd Mar 1985, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM The Cross-Examiner by James Pickles During a low point in his fortunes, Dyfed Stockwith, a brilliant grammar-school-educated barrister, finds himself prosecuting Jane Muller over an alleged tampering with the brakes of her husband's car. But as he argues a case against defence counsel Carole Pidding, he becomes deeply sceptical about Jane's guilt.... Directed by Brian Miller BBC Bristol   Dyfed Stockwith, QC: Anthony...
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Drama On One: A Holy Show RTÉ Radio 1 - 13th October 2019 Adapted from the hit stage comedy by Janet Moran, A Holy Show is based on the true story of the hijacking of an Aer Lingus plane in 1981, by an ex-Trappist monk, with a bottle of water as his weapon, the Pope as his nemesis, and a burning desire to know the Third Secret of Fatima. Caitríona Ennis (Kit, Mary, Clare & Jacinta) Patrick Moy (Lawrence Downey, Jonathan, Cathal & other roles) Janet Moran (Bun and other roles) Hilda...
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Saturday-Night Theatre: Back Into the Light Sat 28th Feb 1970, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM by James Carey, adapted for radio by Peter Cotes   'God Almighty! What the hell's that? ... sounded like a rock fall and not far away, either. Let's get out of here- and fast ... Get back, man. The bloody roof's coming down.' Producer: David H. Godfrey William Gilbert: Michael Turner Carl Gilbert: Nigel Lambert Norah Gilbert: Hilda Kriseman Avis Gilbert: Eva Haddon Sam: Sean Barrett Joseph: Lionel...
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Saturday-Night Theatre: Shout a Secret to the Stone Sat 12th Nov 1994, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Jane Cassidy.   An Irish-American woman retraces her roots and becomes involved with Irish ghosts, both ancient and modern. Director Pam Brighton   Phil: Stella McCusker George: Pat Laffan Kate: Margaret D'Arcy Kevin: Peadar Lamb Driver: Tim Loane Guard: John Hewitt Maura: Maureen Dow Terry: Paddy Scully Dr Mulligan: J J Murphy Hotel receptionist: Farrell Fleming
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Angels at Partridge Cottage Thu 22nd Dec 1988, 15:00 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Lucy Gannon. Zoe and Magnus Partridge intend to spend a child-free, present-free, glitter-free Christmas, but the ghosts that haunt their cottage have more traditional ideas. BBC Pebble Mill Director: Philip Martin Zoe: Hedli Niklaus Polly: Ellie Haddington Charlie: Roger Hume Magnus: John Dixon Gary: Ken Cumberlidge Sophy: Bernadette Windsor
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Radio 2 Saturday 5 September 2009 Kate Thornton and Aled Jones introduce a star-studded concert, live from Blackpool's Empress Ballroom, with Will Young, Mika, Daniel Merriweather, Pixie Lott and Newton Faulkner.
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Saturday-Night Theatre: Anastasia First broadcast: Sat 18th Dec 1982, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Marcelle Maurette, translated by Guy Bolton, adapted for radio by John Scotney In Berlin 15 years after the Bolshevik revolution and the massacre of the Imperial family at Ekaterinburg, a group of Russian exiles think they have found a way to claim the fortune held in the name of the late Tsar Nicholas II. They have to prove that the Grand Duchess Anastasia, the youngest daughter of the Tsar,...
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Radio 3 in Concert Open Ear - London Contemporary Orchestra, Sarah Nicolls, Neil Luck, Shiva Feshareki Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes Thu 30th Jun 2016, 19:30 on BBC Radio 3 BBC Open Ear presents music from the leading-edge of the UK’s contemporary scene. The London Contemporary Orchestra presents an alternative, experimental programme hosted by Sara Mohr-Pietsch and broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. Open Ear - a concert of contemporary music with the London Contemporary Orchestra playing...
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The Sound and the Sperm   By Neil Flynn Two best friends strive to shake off the shackles of boyhood as their island community confronts the strange visitor that has landed in their sound. Featuring Aaron Monaghan, Eamonn Owens, Dorothy Cotter, John Olohan, Marion O'Dwyer, Brendan Conroy, Frank O'Sullivan, Damian Kearney, Joe Rooney, Judith Ryan and Sadhbh Keating. Sound Supervision by Mark McGrath Dramaturg: Jesper Bergmann Producer Kevin Brew Drama On One RTÉ Radio 1 2012
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Resurrecting Schubert A drama documentary written by Nicholas Mcinerny with commentary by Levon Chilingirian.   As a young girl, Katarina nursed the dying Schubert. On his deathbed he asked to hear Beethoven's String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131. A quartet duly arrived and played at the foot of his bed. Schubert died five days later. But for Katarina, the memory of the music lived on.       Schubert: Julian Rhind-Tutt Katarina: Barbara Flynn Matthias: Simon Chandler Young Katarina:...
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Paulo in the Underworld Two fine young criminals are buried in a wooden box by a rival gang.   Even on low oxygen there’s still time the odd fistfight, in this panicked comedy by Rory Duffy. Starring Peter Coonan, Paul Ronan, Steve Blount and Joe Taylor. Sound Supervision Mark McGrath Producer: Aidan Mathews RTÉ Radio 1 Drama on One TX 18 JUL 16   The play took third place in the 2016 PJ O'Connor annual playwrighting competition.
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Skios By Michael Frayn On the Greek island of Skios, guests of a celebrated foundation prepare for the yearly lecture, given by scientific guru Dr Norman Wilfred. He turns out to be surprisingly charismatic. In fact he's not Dr Wilfred but a handsome chancer called Oliver Fox who has allowed himself to be misidentified. Meanwhile sexy Georgie, awaiting Oliver, is trapped in a remote villa with the real Dr Wilfred; he has lost his luggage and himself. In 'Skios', skilfully dramatised by Archie...
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The Lad from Laghy by Michael Harnett  A soldier-and-his-sweetheart story is an evergreen subject, and makes for easy listening on the longest evening of theyear, as the bonfires blaze on St. John's Night along the Atlantic coast from Ballyferriter to Buncrana. Ruth McGill is Aggie, a Donegal draper's assistant in a precarious wartime romance with an English air-force officer stationed across the border during the Emergency. It's 1942, the warmest summer on record,...
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Afternoon Play: Norman Fri 28th Apr 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Johnny Vegas stars in this powerful comic monologue by Mike Stott, which reveals the life and loves of Norman, a man who has learnt how to live on the margins of society, without bitterness, pride or a single direct debit.   Producer Helen Chattwell; Director Bruce Hyman
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Never the Bride by Paul Magrs Brenda, the cheerful landlady of a modest B&B in a Victorian seaside town in the North East, isn't quite what she seems. A blend of dark fantasy with mysteries and irreverent one-liners. See how many horror genre references you can spot and pick out your favourite comments. 1/3. 10 Jun 2009 - The Night Owls Brenda, the landlady of a B&B in a Victorian seaside town, isn't quite what she seems. 2/3. 11 Jun 2009 - The Vintage Costumed Hero Ball More spooky...
Topics: Never the Bride, by Paul Magrs, dark fantasy, with mysteries, and irreverent one-liners, Radio Drama
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Drama on One: My Brother Tim RTÉ Radio 1 - 1st TX Sunday 18th November 2018  By Mick Jordan No greater love hath any sister, so they say, than she who drags her slowcoach slob of a brother to a speed-date session, hoping to gift him a girlfriend or even the briefest of blind-dates. With Aonghus Óg MacAnally as a poorly socialised sibling, Kathy Rose O'Brien as his charitable sister, and Liz Fitzgibbon as their unaware objective. Liz Fitzgibbon played Jenny, Kathy Rose O'Brien ... Tiz and...
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Michael lives in Stephanie's spare room.
Michael knows everything about Stephanie.
He knows how many pairs of shoes she has. And how often she has sex.
But Stephanie doesn't know anything about Michael.
She doesn't know that he's an asylum seeker from Eritrea.
She doesn't know that Michael has recently had his last asylum claim refused, been evicted from his flat and lives on handout's from the local church.
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On Ideas...Paper Noise: The Life of Lu Xun Tonight on Ideas...Paper Noise: The Life of Lu Xun. Only after his death in 1936 was this fiercely independent thinker enshrined by Mao Zedong as a revolutionary hero. Chinese people today experience their greatest modern author through the prism of ideology. But are they actually 'reading' Lu Xun? Is his status as socialist icon true to the values of his art and life? Charles Foran investigates, tonight on Ideas at 9:05 (9:35 NT) on CBC Radio One....
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A compilation of radio commercials broadcast between 1948 and 1952 on the NZBS commercial stations: - Richard Hudnut (home perms) 1 August 1952 (x2) - Best Paints, 23 May 1952 (x3) - Self Help Grocery Stores, 11 November 1952 (x9) - Self Help Grocery Stores (The Shilling Saver Campaign), 24 July 1952 (x6) - Self Help Grocery Stores, including New Year greetings for 1951, 11 December 1950 (x3) - RNZAF recruiting campaign, 27 June 1952 (x5) - Snowflakes (washing powder) McLeod Bros, 21 September...
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1 Saturday-Night Theatre: Ways of Escape - Sarah Sat 1st Jan 1994, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM In Eric Pringle's atmospheric love story set in the early 19th century, the Reverend Daniel Strickland and his two maiden sisters leave their home in comfortable Berkshire to begin a new life in the wilderness of Lancashire. The rather willful Sarah demands to know why. Director Tracey Neale   Daniel: Stephen Moore Elizabeth: Anna Massey Sarah: Deborah Findlay Joseph: John Duttine Anne: Allson Reid...
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This week on Quirks and Quarks...Back to the Future: Quirks and Quarks celebrates 25 years as Canada's national radio science program. with a look forward to where science may be 25 years from now. What will be the latest achievements and developments in the fields of physics, medicine, biotechnology, space, and robotics in 2025? Plus a look back at significant moments of the past quarter century, as Quirks & Quarks explored them. That's Quirks and Quarks, with host Bob McDonald, Saturday...
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The Wall in the Mind – 4 – Secrets and Lies In Episode 4 of ‘The Wall in the Mind’ we learn more about the relationship between Claire and Emil, and Claire’s friendship with Matthaus back in 1989. Claire confesses to Matthaus why she came to Germany. In the present, Matthaus tries to convince Claire not to illegally pursue her former Stasi tormentor. Torture, squat raids, riotous vengeance and wishful thinking in part four of our cold war mystery series!
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The “Harmony House” radio variety show was the first commercial radio program originating in the West to be put on CBC’s network. It was broadcast live from the Orpheum Theatre, starting in September 1943. The corporate sponsor of Harmony House was Nabob. Nabob Tea and other products were manufactured and distributed locally by the Kelly Douglas Company (the head office of which was located just east of the CPR depot in the building known today as The Landing and where Steamworks is...
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GROOVESHINNY: Saturday morning at 11:30 (noon NT) on CBC Radio One A musical game show hosted by Brent Bambury. Grooveshinny  includes trivia, games, interviews and live performances, as invited guests compete with professional musicians in their knowledge of music from all genres - from popular to classical to jazz and urban music.  Four Episodes: 01 07 June 2004 Exploring the world of vocal music, from the swampy tenor of Kermit the Frog to the sublime soprano of Renee Fleming. Panelists...
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The Witches' Almanac by Ian Martin CBS Radio Mystery Theater Episode: 280 May 26, 1975 An amusing tale of a married witch couple trying to make a potion that will grant them eternal life. The missing ingredient is a virgin's blood. But problems start when their chosen victim, a young boarder, falls in love with a journalist.   Stars: Virginia Payne and Robert Dryden With Jada Rowland, Dan Ocko and Marshall Borden
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Hugh Walpole - Rogue Herries Dramatised in four parts by Eric Pringle. 1. Wilderness In 1730, drawn by a wild romantic impulse, Francis Herries moves his family to a tumbledown ancestral house called 'Herries', ringed by the Cumberland fells.   Francis .... Gavin Muir David ... Mark Bonnar Margaret ... Janet Maw Deborah ... Jane Whittenshaw Alice Press ... Jane Slavin Pomfret ... Stephen Thorne Jannice .... Shirley Dixon Father Roache ....Hugh Dickson Statesman Peel ....Gerard McDermott The...
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Decomposed Theatre  Romanian Radio Drama in English A trilogy of short pieces taken from Romanian author  Matéi Visniec ’s modular play,  "Decomposed Theatre" , in English translation by  Jozefina Komporaly Performed here in a new audio adaptation, the author’s topical vision of three plagues descending on an unnamed town sheds light on the way we experience crisis and change today. Director: Kate O’Connor; performer: Maria Forrester; sound designer: Sam Halmarack Following...
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Saturday-Night Theatre: The Goldspinners Sat 21st Aug 1971, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM A play for radio based on the Rumpelstiltskin story by David Wade The action takes place long ago in and around Hereford, supposed capital of the Kingdom of the Marches. Producer: Norman Wright John, King of the Marches: David Buck Gwion, his Fool: Dudley Jones Blackadder, Lord Chancellor: James Thomason Thomas of Skenfrith, a miller: Douglas Blackwell Probert, the Chancellor's secretary: Anthony Hall...
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Sunday Play Sun 5th May 1991, 19:30 on BBC Radio 3 Kingdom of Crows and Carrion The collection of Welsh stories known as The Mabinogion is a masterpiece of medieval European literature. But its roots lie in far older Celtic myth. David Calcutt’s play delves deep into this rich material to dramatise the eternal struggle between male and female. Music composed and performed by John Kirkpatrick and Sue Harris Director Nigel Bryant   Cerridwen: Mary Wimbush Gwydion: Steve Hodson Lieu: Kim...
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Saturday-Night Theatre: The Wind Pump Sat 11th Feb 1995, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Dawn Lowe-Watson   With James Laurenson as William and Charlotte Attenborough as Maria. A young TV producer goes to interview a man who had been held prisoner of war by the Japanese, for a programme she is making. Despite the difference in their ages, she finds herself falling in love with him … Director: Cherry Cookson William: James Laurenson Maria : Charlotte Attenborough Tiny: Una Gray Young William:...
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Colin Morgan reads Louis MacNeice's poetic testament of life in 1938, written against the turbulent backdrop of the Munich Agreement, the fall of Barcelona and Britain's preparations for an inevitable war. Introduced by poet Colette Bryce and interwoven with archive news reports from the era. Produced by Emma Harding Drama on 3: Autumn Journal BBC Radio 3 Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes First broadcast: Sun 4th Dec 2016, 21:00 on BBC Radio 3 Part of Radio 3's 70th season, marking the...
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Century In Celebration of Canada's Centennial Memoirs, history books, archives and newspapers Part 1 1/1 1967 Part 2 1/7 1967 Joseph Schull with Frank Underhill - Writers and Researchers Willis J. Frank Director/ Producer Documentary-Drama From Toronto
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“ Stand by, everyone! We’re on the air!” November 1937. CFAR first hit the airwaves 80 years ago at 1,230 kilocycles with a 100-watt transmitter broadcasting from its 120 Main Street location (station founder’s Monty Bridgeman’s Electric Sales and Service outlet). There was a small control room built into one corner. The station moved to its “on the rock at 75 Callinan Lane” location in 1946 operating with 1,000 watts of radiating power at 590 kilocycles.  Newspaper article: pdf...
Topics: CFAR Reaches Landmark Anniversary, Flin Flon Manitoba, Local Radio, Broadcasting History
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Clarence Meredith Hincks  1885 - 1964  A Recollection  Canadian Physician Pioneer in Mental Health CBC Radio Canadian Mental Health Association 1965 "Few men in the history of Canadian medicine have had such a beneficial effect on the nation's attitudes toward mental illness, or have contributed so much to a better understanding of the foundations of mental health." Canad. Med. Ass. J. Feb. 8, 1964, vol. 90...
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1927: Announcement by Edward Startz for the PHOHI channel, spoken in Dutch, Malaysian, English, French, German and Spanish.  With a pause sign and various recognition melodies from Phillips Omroep Holland-Indië. In July  1927 , Philips established  PHOHI  (Philips Omroep Holland-Indië or Philips Holland-India Broadcasting Station). In colonial broadcasting Holland has always led the way, a short wave service to the Indies having been in operation at Eindhoven seven years ago. This...
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