Bette MacDonald


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  – matter of fact we caught up to here after the opening night of this the 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 lets 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 (see notes on this page below)

For more on Celtic Colours International Festival watch SEA AND BE SCENE TV as we take it all in here

Mary Morrison's Cape Breton Christmas by Bette MacDonaldYou 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 (see notes on this page below)

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 (see notes on this page below)

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

Tales of a Charlie Brown Christmas featuring Jerry Granelli, and an All New Jazz Spectacular Swing Into The Holidays this Sunday, December 10, 2017 – details in our Event Listings 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.

See inside Lakewind Sound Studios by clicking here

For more on Stephen Muise click here

While you’re here check out our previous posts and videos on Bette & Maynard #SABS7 Birthday Salute, 2017 Screen Nova Scotia Awards, SABStv COOL People Profiles Special, SABStv Entertainment Round Up, Mary Morrison’s Cape Breton Christmas, For everything else visit bettemacdonald.com

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