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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920517]

Six comic talks in which satirist

John McKay looks back at the peculiarities of his Scottish upbringing. 1: The Kirk

The Reverend's Manual, the hitherto restricted guide for ministers of the Church of Scotland, is exposed.

Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920517]

Unknown: John McKay

Producer: Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920524]

The second of six programmes.

Somewhere There's a Place For Us

There is no lover's lane in Fenton Hough , and it's punishingly cold. The young Scottish writer John McKay is amazed he ever managed to have sex. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920524]

Unknown: Fenton Hough

Unknown: John McKay

Producer: Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920531]

Magic

What does a teenager do in a quiet, Scottish country town? Scottish humorist

John McKay remembers the importance of the powers of darkness, in the third of six programmes. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920531]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920607]

4: Into the Astroturf

What do you do in a one-rinse town to show that you are different? Scottish writer John McKay continues his recollections of teenage life.

Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920607]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920614]

The fifth of six programmes written by John McKay.

The Under-Ager

Inevitably, even in tranquil Fenton Hough , the Under-Ager turns to drink. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920614]

Written By: John McKay.

Unknown: Fenton Hough

Producer: Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920621]

The last of six programmes.

A Scottish Passport

The young Scottish writer John McKay , shamelessly betraying his Caledonian brethren, lives south of the border. In the face of Scottish independence, he makes his case for citizenship.

Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920621]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931111]

First in a seven-part series in which Scottish comic writer John McKay reflects on aspects of life in his fictional seaside home town of Fenton Heugh.

1: Drama. The local dramatic societies give rise to rivalries and dangerous liaisons. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931111]

Unknown: John McKay

Unknown: Fenton Heugh.

Producer: Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931118]

Young Scottish writer John McKay reflects on aspects of life in his fictional home town of Fenton Heugh. This week he takes a look at politics. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931118]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931125]

Growing up in the fictional Bordertown of Fenton Heugh is a nightmare of middle-class repression. For young John McKay , the only way out is fantasy. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931125]

Unknown: Fenton Heugh

Unknown: John McKay

Producer: Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931202]

Getting a job "means your childhood is dead, dead, dead." Scottish writer John McKay continues his reflections on his fictional home town of Fenton Heugh. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931202]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931209]

5: Music. In hopelessly middle-of-the-road Fenton Heugh , there's a lone record shop, and if a rock album sells too well, the man stops ordering it. John McKay recalls his Borders upbringing. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931209]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931216]

6: The Sea. Fenton Heugh is by the sea, but what-use is the water if it is "steely grey like a wet sort of tarmac, relentless too, like Calvinism, or Bruce Forsyth , or God"? John McKay reminisces. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931216]

Unknown: Bruce Forsyth

Unknown: John McKay

Producer: Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931223]

The Documentary. John McKay concludes his recollections of Fenton Heugh with a visit to the place of his abysmal upbringing. Producer Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931223]

Unknown: John McKay

Unknown: Fenton Heugh

Producer: Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970111]

John McKay reminiscences about his awkward East Lothian boyhood. Producer Noah Richler Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970111]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970118]

Scottish humourist John McKay continues his reminiscences of adolescent life in the East Lothian town of Fenton Heugh.

Producer Noah Richler Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970118]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970125]

Six recollections of boyhood by young Scottish humourist John McKay. 3: The Rag

Producer Noah Richler Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970125]

Unknown: John McKay.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970201]

4: Old versus Young. John McKay continues his comic recollections of an awkward East Lothian boyhood. Producer Noah Richler Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970201]

Unknown: John McKay

Producer: Noah Richler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]

5: Other People's Mums. Young Scottish humourist John McKay continues his boyhood recollections. Producer Noah Richler Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]

6: The Wedding. Scottish writer John McKay concludes his series of comic reflections on life in the East Lothian town of Fenton Heugh.

Producer Noah Richler Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]

Unknown: John McKay

Unknown: Fenton Heugh.

Producer: Noah Richler

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 January 199619960111

Producer: N. RICHLER

Next in series: CARS

Previous in series: FENTON HEUGH DOCUMENTARY

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Subject Categories

scotland

readings programmes (programme format)

radio readings by single author of own work (radio format)

Broadcast history

11 Jan 1996 20:45-21:00 (RADIO 4)

11 Jan 1997 23:45-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Mckay (Author (auth)) (Author)

Noah Richler (Producer)

John Mckay (Author (rdr)) (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Wedding19960215

Producer: N. RICHLER

Previous in series: OTHER PEOPLE'S MUMS

Description

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Subject Categories

scotland

readings programmes (programme format)

radio readings by single author of own work (radio format)

Broadcast history

15 Feb 1996 20:45-21:00 (RADIO 4)

15 Feb 1997 23:45-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Mckay (Author (auth)) (Author)

Noah Richler (Producer)

John Mckay (Author (rdr)) (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-25.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Cars19960118

Producer: N. RICHLER

Next in series: THE RAG

Previous in series: 11 January 1996

Description

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Subject Categories

scotland

readings programmes (programme format)

radio readings by single author of own work (radio format)

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1996 20:45-21:00 (RADIO 4)

18 Jan 1997 23:45-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Mckay (Author (auth)) (Author)

Noah Richler (Producer)

John Mckay (Author (rdr)) (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-13.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Old Versus Young19960201

Producer: N. RICHLER

Next in series: OTHER PEOPLE'S MUMS

Previous in series: THE RAG

Description

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Subject Categories

scotland

readings programmes (programme format)

youth

radio readings by single author of own work (radio format)

Broadcast history

01 Feb 1996 20:45-21:00 (RADIO 4)

01 Feb 1997 23:45-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Mckay (Author (auth)) (Author)

Noah Richler (Producer)

John Mckay (Author (rdr)) (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-28.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Other People's Mums19960208

Producer: N. RICHLER

Next in series: A WEDDING

Previous in series: OLD VERSUS YOUNG

Description

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Subject Categories

scotland

readings programmes (programme format)

radio readings by single author of own work (radio format)

Broadcast history

08 Feb 1996 20:45-21:00 (RADIO 4)

08 Feb 1997 23:45-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Mckay (Author (auth)) (Author)

Noah Richler (Producer)

John Mckay (Author (rdr)) (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-25.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Rag19960125

Producer: N. RICHLER

Next in series: OLD VERSUS YOUNG

Previous in series: CARS

Description

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Subject Categories

scotland

readings programmes (programme format)

radio readings by single author of own work (radio format)

Broadcast history

25 Jan 1996 20:45-21:00 (RADIO 4)

25 Jan 1997 23:45-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Mckay (Author (auth)) (Author)

Noah Richler (Producer)

John Mckay (Author (rdr)) (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-25.