Remembrance

Manx Radio's Remembrance Coverage marking the 100th Anniversary

since the end of the First World War

 

25th Oct & 1st Nov  at 18.00      

John Moss presents “They Also Served” a two part series in conjunction

with the Royal British Legion exploring the people behind the scenes during the war effort.

 

Sunday 11th November: Remembrance Day Special Programming

 

09.30               

50 Years Serving the Island 

 

10.00               

"Quiet on the Western Front” presented by John Moss 

 

10.45               

Judith Ley and Ben Hartley live at the Douglas War Memorial 

 

11.00               

The two minutes silence 

 

11.15               

Pausing to Remember -  music and poetry readings

 

12.00               

News and return to normal programming.

 

14:00               

“For the Fallen” – Radio drama debut. A play commemorating the Isle of

Man’s role during the First World War. First performed as a stage work in April, now produced for radio in association with the Isle of Man Arts Council

 

14:55               

Live Coverage from St Johns Chapel of the National Service of Remembrance.

 

16:00 approx   

Return to normal programming 

 

18:00               

Festival of Remembrance – Coverage of the previous evening’s Festival of Remembrance at the Villa Marina

 

20:00                Return to normal programming  

 

Culture Vannin Video from the Portal:

An idea of the terrible waste of life caused by the First World War can be gained from the stories of the first and (next to) last deaths of Manx soldiers as a result of the conflict. Their true stories make for painful realisations of the terrible reality of war.