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The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's is home to some of the UK and Ireland's foremost poets, novelists, scriptwriters, and critics. Each episode features readings, performances, interviews, and coffee-drinking with staff, students, alumni and friends. This pilot series will release episodes on St Valentine's Day, St Patrick's Day, April Fools' Day, and on the Summer Solstice. It is hosted by Ian Sansom and Stephen Sexton, kept in check by Rachel Brown. With original music by Nicholas Boyle, and invaluable production assistance from Conor McCafferty.

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's is home to some of the UK and Ireland's foremost poets, novelists, scriptwriters, and critics. Each episode features readings, performances, interviews, and coffee-drinking with staff, students, alumni and friends. This pilot series will release episodes on St Valentine's Day, St Patrick's Day, April Fools' Day, and on the Summer Solstice. It is hosted by Ian Sansom and Stephen Sexton, kept in check by Rachel Brown. With original music by Nicholas Boyle, and invaluable production assistance from Conor McCafferty.
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United Kingdom

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The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's is home to some of the UK and Ireland's foremost poets, novelists, scriptwriters, and critics. Each episode features readings, performances, interviews, and coffee-drinking with staff, students, alumni and friends. This pilot series will release episodes on St Valentine's Day, St Patrick's Day, April Fools' Day, and on the Summer Solstice. It is hosted by Ian Sansom and Stephen Sexton, kept in check by Rachel Brown. With original music by Nicholas Boyle, and invaluable production assistance from Conor McCafferty.

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English

Contact:

02890971077


Episodes

2: Episode 2: Saint Patrick's Day

3/20/2019
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In this serpentine episode, Ian Sansom doesn't talk about snakes with Manuela Moser, Gail McConnell, and Jimmy McAleavey. As far as we can tell, Padraig Regan's poems do not contain snakes. It was produced in a small back room by Ian Sansom, Stephen Sexton, Rachel Brown, and Chantal Ailsby, with original music and sounds by Nick Boyle and Chantal Ailsby.

Duration:00:33:15

2: Episode 2: Saint Patrick's Day

3/19/2019
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In this serpentine episode Ian Sansom doesn't talk about snakes with Manuela Moser, Gail McConnell, and Jimmy McAleavey. As far as we can tell, Padraig Regan's poems do not contain snakes. Produced in a small back room by Ian Sansom, Stephen Sexton, Rachel Brown, and Chantal Ailsby. With music and sounds by Nick Boyle and Chantal Ailsby.

Duration:00:33:15

1: Episode 1: Saint Valentine's Day

2/14/2019
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In this amatory episode Ian Sansom talks love songs with Glenn Patterson, Shakespeare's Sonnets with Leontia Flynn, and black masses with Tim Loane. Caitlin Newby reads some love poems, and Ciaran Carson sings a song for a blue-eyed lassie. Produced in a back room by Stephen Sexton, Ian Sansom, Rachel Brown, and Conor McCafferty. With music by Nicholas Boyle.

Duration:00:26:00