The Western Skyline with Karen McDonnell 7th Oct 2017


Welcome to a Travelling Wilburys special on The Western Skyline. This week saw the death of Tom Petty at the age of 66. Rather than play the best known tracks by Petty, I decided to put a playlist together that includes tracks from Petty & the Heartbreakers, but also by his fellow musicians in the Travelling Wilburys: George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne, and Roy Orbison. Needless to say, the music is, in the words of George, ‘Fab’.
Also – I spoke to actor Oisin McDonagh and stage manager Elizabeth Jacob about a theatrical production of Crime & Punishment, the great 19th century Russian novel by Fydor Dostoevsky. The novel has been adapted for the stage by Philip McDonagh, and is directed by Luke Morgan, with music by Jake Morgan. The theatre company will perform the play for the first time next week in Kinvara. An exciting night is promised. So get to Kinvara Community Centre at 7pm on 14 October.
Gremlins mean we didn’t make it to ‘The End of the Line’. A good omen, perhaps!

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