Talking Derry Girls
Talking Derry Girls
The Big Light
Episode 11: Ballgowns and Letdowns
1 hour 6 minutes Posted Sep 29, 2020 at 4:01 pm.
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We're discussing: Derry Girls / Series 2 / Ep5 / 'The Prom'
Our own 3 Derry Girls delve into the murky, messy, fragile world of teenage friendship. Derry's Doctor Who connections are explored - could the Doctor be a Derry Girl? Pauline, Jeanie and Marie Louise reminisce about their own Prom dates and how nuns armed with rulers measured out a decent distance during the slow dances. As ever - many questions are asked. Are Derry people too pasty for Baywatch? Could nude sunbathing ever have taken off in Donegal and just how tight is too tight? 
Jame’s Dr Who:
Pauline’s Dr Who:
Willie Doherty’s project with Christopher Eccleston:
Willie Doherty and the Turner Prize:
Jeanie’s Dr Who - David Tennant and his Derry/Londonderry connections:
Pope John Paul’s visit to Ireland 1979:
Dr Ian Paisley:
London’s Burning:
Coronation Street:
Home and Away:
The Bill:
Peter Cunnah:
The Ceasefire 1994 chronology of events:
We didn’t get the chance to give a shout out to these wonderful actors also in this episode.   
Actors: Aoife Hinds (Mae Chung):
Calam Lynch (John-Paul Reilly):
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