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Was Stuart McLean married?

Was Stuart McLean married?

Linda Readm. 1982–2002
Stuart McLean/Spouse

Are Vinyl Cafe stories true?

The centrepiece of the show was the fictional stories that Stuart wrote. The stories were about Dave, a fictional character who ran a record store called, you guessed it, the Vinyl Cafe. The stories orbited the world of Dave; his wife, Morley; and their two kids, Sam and Stephanie.

Did Stuart McLean write Vinyl Cafe?

ABOUT THE VINYL CAFE The Vinyl Cafe aired weekly on CBC Radio, on select public radio stations in the United States, and via podcast. The radio show was written and hosted by the late Stuart McLean and featured stories, essays and music, often recorded at live concerts from across Canada and the US.

Where did Stuart McLean live?

Stuart McLean, in full Andrew Stuart McLean, (born April 19, 1948, Montreal, Quebec, Canada—died February15, 2017, Toronto, Ontario), Canadian radio humorist who created and hosted the long-running weekly radio variety show The Vinyl Cafe, heard from the mid-1990s on the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

What happened to David Blair?

Blair (and Charles Lightoller, who survived the Titanic disaster) served aboard the RMS Oceanic when it ran aground in 1914. As the navigator, Blair received the blame for the grounding at the resulting enquiry. Blair died on 10 January 1955 in Hendon, Middlesex.

Who wrote Vinyl Cafe?

Stuart McLean
New Vinyl Cafe story collection by Stuart McLean to be published in fall 2021. The Vinyl Cafe Celebrates includes 20 stories including classic favourites and new tales.

How old is Stuart McLean?

68 years (1948–2017)
Stuart McLean/Age at death

Where do Dave and Morley live?

Vinyl Cafe is one of the CBC Radio’s most popular weekend shows and its main characters, the comedic husband and wife duo of Dave and Morley from the fictional town of Big Narrows, are set as being from Cape Breton. For McLean, Dave and Morley could be from anywhere in Atlantic Canada.

What is Dave and Morley’s last name?

Characters. The major characters in the stories are Dave, Morley, their family and assorted friends and neighbours. The family’s last name is never mentioned, although in one story Dave’s mother’s name is given as Margaret McNeal.

Is Stuart McLean still alive?

Deceased (1948–2017)
Stuart McLean/Living or Deceased

Why was there no binoculars on the Titanic?

Key to the binoculars When Blair left the Titanic on 9 April 1912, he took with him the key to the crow’s nest locker, presumably by accident. This is believed to be a reason why there were no binoculars available with the crew during the voyage.

Who has the key to the binoculars on the Titanic?

The key was in Blair’s pocket. Lookout Fred Fleet, who survived the Titanic disaster, would later insist that if binoculars had been available, the iceberg would have been spotted in enough time for the ship to take evasive action.