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Time for One More Question

Love is put through the toughest Q and A in this comedy of festival manners written by Glyn Maxwell and recorded on location at Hay Festival.

Glyn Maxwell's comedy drama recorded on location at Hay Festival 2015.

1988 - the first year of the Hay Festival - arrogant schoolboy Roland hears teenage literary hopeful Melanie Carlow read her poem at a New Poets event - and he asks her a 'Terrible Question'. She's distraught and he's thrown out.

2015 - Melanie Carlow is now an award winning poet, Roland's an unemployed poet. He hears her on the radio saying that for 27 years she's tried to answer that schoolboy's 'Terrible Question'. It made her the writer she is. So he gets on a coach to Hay-on-Wye to ask his question again...

Love is put through the toughest Q and A in this comedy of festival manners.

With Glyn Maxwell, Ian McMillan and Simon Armitage as themselves and Peter Florence as Norman Florence.

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 19 Jun 2017 14:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Melanie Christine Bottomley
Roland Ifan Meredith
Gordon Roger Evans
Gareth Roger Evans
Cassie Ibinabo Jack
Young poet Ben Butler
Young poet Jack Chambers
Young poet Tom Fitzwilliams
Actor Ian McMillan
Actor Simon Armitage
Actor Peter Florence
Actor Glyn Maxwell
Writer Glyn Maxwell
Director Nadia Molinari

Broadcasts

  • Fri 29 May 2015 14:15
  • Mon 19 Jun 2017 14:15

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