Broadcast Date – December 6, 2017
With bonus guests Maynard Morrison and Jordan Musycsyn
Well, it’s hard to find a more festive start to the month of December here on SEA AND BE SCENE…And HEARD than catching up with the award-winning and wonderful Bette MacDonald. The oh-so-funny Cape Breton-born lady is on the road with her hit holiday tour – a matter of fact we caught up to her after the opening night of this eleventh season to talk about well…everything… from the creative process to life on the road, her work on Mr.D and her ‘Tis the Season co-stars – speaking of which – in part 2 of this episode we’ll be joined by Jordan Musycsyn one of the newer members of the touring team and in part three Maynard Morrison, Bette’s co-star on and off the stage will jump into the conversation. It was wall-to-wall talent in Truro that day to be sure of it – so let’s get started with the remarkable Bette MacDonald!
For details on Bette’s Tis The Season Tour click here
For more on Truro – the Hub of Nova Scotia click here
For info on the Marigold Centre click here
For the record pancakes call for Baking powder NOT Baking soda – please don’t write me – I feel bad enough.
For more on Bette’s brother Ed MacDonald click here
Get the full scoop on A CHRISTMAS FURY here
You can listen to our podcast with Billy MacLellan where he talks about his love of Cape Breton Island here
For more on Celtic Colours International Festival watch SEA AND BE SCENE TV as we take it all in here
You can read all about “MARY MORRISON’S CAPE BRETON CHRISTMAS” book here
For more information on the Cape Breton Summertime Revue click here
You can listen to our podcast with Koumbie where she talks about how things worked on the set of MR.D here
You can watch our chat with Bette MacDonald on the set of Mr.D by clicking here.
For more on Mary-Colin Chisholm’s award-winning performance in CAST NO SHADOW click here
You can listen to our podcast with John Gracie where he talks about there being no such thing as destiny here
You can see Jordan Musycsyn featured in our 2016 ONES TO WATCH list by clicking here
For more on Jimolly’s Bakery Cafe in Truro click here
You can listen to Ella Fitzgerald sing Christmas songs here
For more on A Charlie Brown Christmas (soundtrack) by the Vince Guaraldi Trio click here
You can watch Willie Nelson sing “Pretty Paper” here
For more on The Men of the Deeps new holiday album Christmas in the Mine click here
For more on THE BISHOP’S WIFE click here
To watch the trailer for The MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL click here
If you haven’t seen ELF what are you waiting for?!
For more on Fred Lavery click here and for more on our Christmas song “Christmas By The Sea” click here
Watch that episode of Peter MacInnis “Cape Breton Chats” with Natalie MacMaster click here
For more on THE CROWN click here
For more on PEAKY BLINDERS click here
For the record a Loyalist is a person who is loyal; a supporter of the sovereign or of the existing government, especially in time of revolt. A Royalist a supporter or adherent of a king or royal government, especially in times of rebellion or civil war.
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