Category Archives: Radio

Gavin Friday on new Paul Brady album

Gavin Friday is among the many artists who join Paul Brady on his new album The Vicar Street Sessions, presenting highlights of Brady’s 23-gig run at the Dublin venue 14 years ago. The album also features Van Morrison, Sinéad O’Connor, Ronan Keating, Mark Knopfler and Bonnie Raitt.

The Vicar Street Sessions: Volume 1 will be released on Monday April 27.

Friday and McCabe collaboration on RTE Radio 1

Patrick McCabe’s play Brady – The Revenant, with original music composed and performed by Gavin Friday, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1, this Sunday at 8pm. In The Revenant we meet Francie Brady, many years since the events of The Butcher Boy, we meet Francie Brady. Brady now inhabits a form of rarefied space, returning from…

Gavin Friday scores Patrick McCabe’s “Country & Irish”

Starring Stephen Rea and with original music by Gavin Friday, Patrick McCabe’s radio play “Country & Irish” airs this Saturday, at 9.45pm GMT on BBC Radio 3. In the Irish Midlands – where sentiment and psychopathy do an old-time waltz, and no-one gets out of the ballroom alive, Donie ‘Jellybelly’ Burris’s life is in free-fall.…

Behind the Brel-documentary on BBC Radio 2

Tune in to BBC Radio 2 tonight to hear Gavin talk about Jacques Brel in Marc Almond’s three part documentary ‘Behind the Brel: The Story of a Musical Genius‘ in which Almond delivers a personal exploration of the life and works of the Belgian singer. Other contributors include Rod McKuen, who made If You Go…

“Accents and Prestige” radio documentary

103.2 Dublin City FM is airing the radio documentary “Accents and Prestige”. Produced and presented by Heather MacLeod and Gerard Counihan with support of the BCI Sound and Vision Broadcasting Funding Scheme, “Accents and Prestige” discusses and explores how accent affects our everyday lives, what accent means to us and the psychology behind recognising, mimicking…