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16 October 2014

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The BBC Radio Ulster series Days Like This has made the transition into television.

You can watch each episode here.
You can select the episode you would like to play from the list below.
Episodes will be added the day after their broadcast.

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  • The Big Match, by Hugh GilsenanEpisode 1
    First broadcast Monday 1st December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'The Big Match'
    (Hugh Gilsenan's webpage)The first in a new series of short animations based on Radio Ulster's
    Days Like This. Hugh Gilsenan had never been really close to his
    father. Then, a surprise visit to a sports shop, a new Ireland strip and an international match led to a precious day for a young Belfast boy.
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  • Ocean Walking by Peggy Hughes Episode 2
    First broadcast Tuesday 2nd December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Ocean Walking'
    (Peggy Hughes' webpage)The second in a new series of short animations based on monologues from
    Radio Ulster's Days Like This. A local woman tells of how a trip to the Great Barrier Reef cured her fear of water.
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  • Washing of Hands, by Sara Templar Episode 3
    First broadcast Wednesday 3rd December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Washing of Hands'
    (Sara Templar's webpage)'The Washing of Hands' episode transports us to South Africa, where
    we see through the eyes of a white South African woman as she attends
    mass in a Black Township.
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  • Red Rose of Newcastle, by GP JacksonEpisode 4
    First broadcast Thursday 4th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Red Rose of Newcastle'
    (GP Jackson's webpage)Based on monologues from Radio Ulster's Days Like this, this animated
    episode tells of one man's experience on a winter's day in Newcastle.

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  • Words of Gentle Tolerance, by Margaret MorrowEpisode 5
    Frist broadcast Friday 5th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Words of Gentle Tolerance'
    (Margaret Morrow's webpage)From the BBC Radio Ulster programme voiced by Margaret Morrow. In this episode we journey back to Margaret's childhood where we meet a lovely man called Mr Brolly...

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  • Siberian Vegitarian, by Glenn RooneyEpisode 6
    First broadcast Monday 8th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Siberian Vegetarian'
    (Glenn Rooney's webpage)An animated, tongue-in-cheek look at the shock of a local man, Glenn Rooney, when he is confronted with the reality of buying meat in a Russian market.

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  • Little Blue Flower, by Patsy O'HaraEpisode 7
    First broadcast Tuesday 9th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Little Blue Flower'
    (Patsy O'Hara's webpage)A poignant tale of how even the smallest thing can inspire great change.
    An Irishman who has struggled his entire life with alcoholism and
    depression, discovers a little blue flower and it profoundly alters the course
    of his life.
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  • The Grandparents Grave, by Wonda WojciechowiczEpisode 8
    First broadcast Wednesday 10th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'The Grandparents Grave'
    (Wonda Wojciechowicz's webpage)A touching story of one woman's journey with her father to his home town of
    Belia Rusio, to visit the grave of her grandparents for the first time.

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  • Blue, by Sean LynchEpisode 9
    First broadcast Thursday 11th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Blue'
    (Sean Lynch's webpage)A local graphic designer reminisces about his university days, and
    explores the influence that a visiting lecturer had on his professional life.

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  • Moonlight Serenade, by Davy RussellEpisode 10
    First broadcast Friday 12th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Moonlight Serenade'
    (Davy Russell's webpage)A moving story about the power of music. A former prisoner of war
    remembers how a priest with a gramophone offered a glimpse of something beautiful in the darkest of times.
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  • Jam Tarts, by Sheila QuigleyEpisode 11
    First broadcast Monday 15th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Jam Tarts'
    (Sheila Quigley's webpage)A delightful tale by a local woman, as she fondly remembers the kindness
    and generosity show to her as a child by Mrs. King...

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  • Loneliness, by Derek RowlinsonEpisode 12
    First broadcast Tuesday 16th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Loneliness'
    (Derek Rowlinson's webpage)The proprietor of a bookshop has his patience tested by people that
    just want to look, but don't want to buy. He finds redemption in the most
    unlikely of places.
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  • Blue Chopper, by Gerard ReaEpisode 13
    First broadcast Wednesday 17th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Blue Chopper'
    (Gerard Rea's webpage)A nostalgic look at one Belfast boy's dream and his brothers generosity.
    Based on a monologue from Radio Ulster's Days Like This programme.

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  • Christmas star, byAnne McGuiganEpisode 14
    First broadcast Thursday 18th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Christmas Star'
    (Anne McGuigan's webpage)A festive tale about how a father made Christmas special for a young girl
    in Cookstown.

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  • Act of Kindness, by Mabel AndersonEpisode 15
    First broadcast Friday 19th December - 10:35pm BBC One NI
    'Act of Kindness'
    (Mabel Anderson's webpage)We look back at how, in the darkest times of the second world war, the
    generosity and warmth of a little old lady outshone the atrocities. Based
    on a monologue from Radio Ulster's Days Like This programme.
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