A new series of films exploring the Ulster-Scots links of Ulster’s extraordinary tourist attractions. Produced by Clean Slate with funding from Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund. Follow the link below, then select ‘Language’ and ‘Ulster-Scots’.
5pm Films: Number, Please? While at an amusement park, two men try to win the heart of a young lady. They compete with each other while attempting to find her runaway dog, and they race to ask her mother’s permission to take her up in a hot air balloon. 5.30 Plunder Road. Five men rob a train in Utah of 10 million dollars in gold and head to Los Angeles in 3 trucks hoping to meet up with their beautiful accomplice, and leave the country 7.00 Round Up Compilation 8.00 Football Express: Could Glentoran’s emphatic victory over Linfield mark a turning point or the Glens? Stephen Looney, Tim McCann & Mark McIntosh on the Irish Premiership 8.30 Covering Ukraine: Stories from the UK Local Television Network made in cooperation with Hromadske TV showing local responses both in Ukraine and UK to the war 9.00 Democracy Now! “We Want Freedom”: Refaat Alareer, Gaza Scholar & Activist Killed by Israeli Strike, in His Own Words 10.00 Return To Mid Isle Cottage: Will McAvoy returns to his old home situated on an island in Strangford Lough to tell stories of yesteryear
Friday 8 December
5.00 Film: Three Came Home. During Word War II, American author Agnes Newton Keith is imprisoned by the Japanese in various POW camps in North Borneo and Sarawak 7.00 RoundUp: Blue Plaque unveiled to James McHenry on Friday, November 24, during Ulster Scots Language Week. McHenry was born in Larne on 20 December 1785 and studied medicine at Glasgow University, while there he published a poem about the 1798 Rebellion 7.10 Covering Ukraine 7.30 Banterflix: Femme, Switchblade Romance and The Holiday are reviewed by Banterflix’s Jim McClean with guests Danny Brown and Sarah-Jayne Tracey. Plus interview with Femme’s co-writer/directors Sam H. Freeman and Ng Choon Ping 8.00 Football Express: Could Glentoran’s emphatic victory over Linfield mark a turning point or the Glens? Stephen Looney, Tim McCann & Mark McIntosh on the Irish Premiership 8.30 Getting to know you. Julius Anakaa interviews DJ Musician Don Letts 9.00 Robin Elliott TONIGHT: The big topics of the week with Paul Martin and Jenny Krieger, actor and animal rights activist Peter Egan highlights the tragic reality of Moon Bears and the efforts by Animals Asia giving them a better life in a Sanctuary, painter Stephen Whalley, singer Daniel James, Road Safety advice, Community Careworker Glenda Caughey joined by her son Dylan won gold at the Transplant Games plus music from Luan Parle 10.00 Democracy Now! “Terrorized”: Gaza Poet Mosab Abu Toha on Being Stripped, Jailed & Beaten by Israeli Forces
Thursday 7 December
5.00 Film: The Lost Weekend. The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout 7.00 RoundUp: The Sheddas on that Page group of new Ulster-Scots writers have published their first anthology of work. David Gilliland and Anne McMaster tell us about the project 7.15 Covering Ukraine 7.35 Kick Out the Jams: Music from Therapy? Pixie Saytar; Leya 8.00 Football Express 8.30 Novel Ideas: Mark Lynch interviewed by Debbie McGrory. Mark’s novels include ‘The War of Zero-Sum’ ‘American Nemesis’, set in the near future where America is on the brink of a new Civil War, and ‘Insurgent Town,’ the follow-up. He is also written many stories on Creepypasta, a You Tube channel for horror stories 9.00 Democracy Now! “Catastrophic”: Gaza Aid Worker on “Horror” of Forced Relocations Amid Israel’s War on Southern Strip 10.00 Indie Film: Deborah Espect with films and interviews with their makers
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