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Miscellany50

Project Arts Centre, Friday 7th December - Sunday 9th December 2018

A celebratory Radio Festival weekend of short writing and music produced to salute fifty years of Sunday Miscellany, RTÉ Radio 1's iconic programme.

Five concerts will each capture a decade between 1968 and 2018 and will be introduced by writers including Mary O'Malley, Joseph O'Connor and Lisa McInerney. Enjoy fifty specially written short contributions with a twist with works from writers including Kevin Barry, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Conor O'Callaghan, and Doireann Ní Ghríofa as well as a feast of music and song to savour from artists including Donnacha Dennehy, Kate Ellis, Jennifer Walsh, Michael Houlihan and Niall Valally.

Throughout the weekend the Cube will also play host to Miscellany50's Listening Lounge. Here you can sit back and enjoy free access to a choice of content from Sunday Miscellany's eclectic archive with classic contributors such as Maeve Binchy, Benedict Kiely and Nuala O'Faoláin.

Join us for this unique Radio Festival and time travel through the imagination of our writers and musicians across 50 years to the present day.

Friday 7.30pm: 1968-77
Saturday 3pm: 1978-87
Saturday 7.30pm: 1988-97
Sunday 12pm: 1998-2007
Sunday 4pm: 2008-17


Date:
Friday 7th December - Sunday 9th December 2018
Time:
Various
Price:
€16 | €18
Address:
Project Arts Centre, Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Google Map of Project Arts Centre, Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

War Horse

BGE Theatre

Following 8 record-breaking years in London's West End, and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre's acclaimed play War Horse returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. He's soon caught up in enemy fire and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land. Albert, who remained on his parents' Devon farm, cannot forget Joey. Though still not old enough to enlist he e

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And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel

The Civic Theatre

Fulfilling a long held desire to pay tribute to his hero Stan Laurel, Jeffrey Holland tells this intriguing, funny and often poignant tale of friendship, love and dedication about one of Hollywood’s great film comedians. Jeffrey (Hi-de-Hi, You Rang M’Lord) stars in this one-man show about friendship, memories and a couple of remarkable lives. Set in the bedroom of a sick Oliver Hardy the show takes place during Laurel’s visit to the dying man. Recounting their past success as the comedy double act Laurel and Hardy, this is a humorous and touching look at one of the great cinematic par

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The Verdict

Gaiety Theatre

The second tour of the gripping and critically acclaimed courtroom sensation The Verdict. Frank Galvin is a washed up veteran lawyer and an alcoholic. He is presented with one last chance to redeem himself when he is given an open-and-shut medical malpractice case that no one thinks he can win. Up against the unforgiving medical establishment he courageously refuses an out of court settlement, believing it is negligence that has condemned a young mother. Smelling a cover up, he instead takes the case and the entire legal system to court. Set in the Irish enclave of Boston in 1980, this is

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