Pat Shortt’s Music for D’Telly
A great piece by Colm O’Callaghan for The Blackpool Sentinel today tipped us off to a new music show in the RTE schedule. Like us Colm is a fan of Dave Heffernan and used watch ‘Anything Goes‘ religiously of a Saturday morning – for the music segment.
Ten years after the Des Bishop hosted ‘Reverb’, RTE television is once again dipping it’s toe into the music archives.
The multi-talented Pat Shortt raids the RTÉ music archives to unearth the most popular, rarely seen and occasionally wacky music and music-related items from over 60 years of programme making.
We know Pat has musical chops so fingers crossed he doesn’t play this one for laughs. Pat Shortt’s Music for D’Telly kicks off on RTE1 Friday,
October 30th November 6th at 8.30pm. The series is directed and produced by Dave Heffernan.
For what it’s worth we’d love to see someone like Colm let loose on the RTE archive to dig out some of the treasures we know are there. Maybe time for the ‘No Disco‘ approach once again?
Update: Pat was on the Late Late show last week promoting the series, watch on the RTE player here:
Update #2: RTE promo