A Great Feast of Light

by John Doyle | Biographies & Memoirs | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1845132599 Global Overview for this book
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Journal Entry 1 by wingawaywithfairieswing from Sydney, New South Wales Australia on Saturday, March 24, 2018
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When John Doyle was born in remote Tipperary Ireland's Catholic church was all-powerful, suspicious of the outside world and enjoining its civic piety. Then in 1961 television arrived, bringing westerns, hilarious sitcoms like "I Love Lucy" and car commercials. Soon Gay Byrne's "Late Late Show" was hosting outspoken discussions on sex and even criticism of the church.

Then when Doyle's family moved nearer Northern Ireland they could pick up the BBC, broadcasting institution of the English oppressors - but also, he discovered, responsible for "Monty Python" and live football with the peerless George Best. This is a touching story of how TV caused a social revolution, and liberated one man to enter the modern world.

Journal Entry 2 by wingawaywithfairieswing at YHA Sydney Central in Sydney, New South Wales Australia on Sunday, March 25, 2018

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