Professor Willy Maley with A Celtic State of Mind – Franco, Di Canio and the Lions of Lisbon

In this latest episode of A Celtic State of Mind, Paul John Dykes is joined by Professor Willy Maley, where they discuss:

* Trying to find out the Celtic score from a prison during the Spanish Civil War
* Green Brigade tribute to Willy’s father
* The Di Canio Dichotomy

Willy is Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Glasgow, Scottish Literary Critic, Editor and Writer.

His father fought Franco’s Fascist regime as part of the International Brigade.

All the dates and venues for The Lions of Lisbon (2019) play, written by Ian Auld and Willy Maley, are as follows:

1 NOVEMBER – Hamilton Town Palace

8 NOVEMBER – Rutherglen Town Hall

10 NOVEMBER – Oran Mor

15 NOVEMBER – Airdrie Town Hall

17 NOVEMBER – Greenock Beacon Arts Centre

28 NOVEMBER – St Luke’s & The Winged Ox

A Celtic State of Mind has gone from strength-to-strength over the last couple of years, and there are many more guests lined up in the weeks ahead from the world of sport, music, film, art, broadcasting, literature and politics.

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