Radio

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…

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“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…

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‘If Stanley Kubrick would be making albums…’

Gavin talks with Vincent Woods of RTE’s The Arts Show about the Rogue’s Gallery shows and his 20-year working relationship with show director Hal Willner (known for his tributes shows to Nino Rota, Kurt Weill and producer of Lian Lunson’s documentary Leonard Cohen – I’m Your Man). It’s a nice little interview interspersed with songs…

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The JK Ensemble on Lyric FM

‘From Bach to Eno, from Miles to Morricone’ and all points in between… that certainly includes Gavin Friday. He’ll be meeting his old friend John Kelly on The JK Ensemble on Lyric FM between 2.30 and 4.30pm, Monday, July 16th . Update: Archived show available until July 22nd. 2007.

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Friday and McCabe on The 11th Hour

There’s more Friday on RTE next week: Gavin will be interviewed about his working relationship with author Pat McCabe on RTÉ Radio 1’s late night arts and culture show ‘The 11th Hour‘. You can now listen to this interview in the 11th Hour archive.

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Newstalk’s Weekend Blend

Roisin Ingle will be talking to Gavin on Weekend Blend, Newstalk (Ireland) this Saturday morning between 11 and 12 am. You can listen to Newstalk on 106-108 FM in Ireland, or live online. A podcast of the show (iTunes feed) should become available at a later date.

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Green Room cinema

Gavin Friday chats to Aedín Gormley of Lyric FM’s Green Room Cinema about the film he’s going to introduce at The IFI, The Birds. Tune in Wednesday evening at 7.30pm, or listen online.

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