My first Sound & Vision funded radio series is kicking off next week on Near FM (90.3FM) in Dublin. The show will be broadcasting every Friday from March 22nd, but you can hear one episode before hand below! The programme’s as near to a sequel to my first radio show ‘The Invisible Tourguide‘ as I’m ever likely to do, although it’s a good bit broader and more dramatic. Joining me for the recording this time were comedians Gordon Rochford and Alison Spittle, and actress Niamh Hanley, while sound engineering was handled by Near FM’s own Gavin Byrne and Jin Lim. Here’s the Blurb..
Join intrepid reporter Angus Beef, and his junior assistant semi-producer intern Beany Tuthail, as they show you a side of Dublin you’ve never seen before. ‘Been There, Seen There’ is a new six part series of guided tours of historic Dublin locations. The show takes you on a whirlwind tour of parks, monuments and museums, with a twist. Each episode is completely fictional. Listeners will be intrigued by false facts about Casino Marino (the infamous 18th century pleasure dome), thrilled to learn the of the mysterious secrets of the villainous sir Hugh Lane, and astounded at the mysteries of the Phoenix Park at night. The show will blend truth and fiction, creating a new way to appreciate North Dublin’s heritage sites – as listeners learn a litany of false facts and participate in an unexpectedly comedic radio drama.