Friday, February 08, 2008

Audio 13: Des Keogh, Flamenco, John MacKenna, Unfringed, Athea Drama

In this full show, Des Keogh talks about his one man show in the LIT theatre 'The love hungry farmer'. In this interview he talks about his respect for the John B Keane material and disdain for modern irish comics. Then we talk to John MacKenna about his play 'Corner Boys' which is upcoming in St Johns Listowel and Friars Gate Kilmallock. Set in the 60's John talks about the disappearing corner boys who in themselves were seen as quite subversive. Then an interview with Eduardo Niebla, a flamenco jazz musician who played in Listowel this week. Joanne Beirne of the unfringed festival then spoke about the upcoming events in the festival, theatre, music, comedy and readings. We finished with Oliver McGrath talking about the Athea Drama Group production 'The Cobwebs Glory'. He talks about the play which will run on 14th, 16th, 17th, 21st, 23rd and 24th of February in Athea Memorial Hall.

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