Page 7, 5th September 1958

5th September 1958
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Page 7, 5th September 1958 — SKIFFLE CANTATA ON TV

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'Christ the Worker' THE R.B.C. will televise Dominic Behan's "Christ the Worker" skiffle cantata on Sunday, September 28, at 7 p.m. The first public performance was given in an Anglican church in Middlesex after the Palm Sunday evening service this year, and was described at the time in the CATHOLIC


Guitar and banjos accompany the melodies, which are in the modern idiom. The language used is often slang. For inelance. Our Lord's plea to his disciples to persevere in their mission is made as follows: "Let's stick together till the job is done."

Dominic is the brother of Brendan Behan. author of that remarkable prison play "The ()Hare Fellow." They both spent some time among the I.R.A., and, as a consequence, in prison. Dominic himself has composed a number of street and prison ballads.

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