Orpheus Underground

Author Neil Gaiman goes underground to investigate the enduring appeal of the Orpheus myth, joined by Orphic writers and artists including Margaret Atwood and Peter Blegvad.

Novelist Neil Gaiman explores the intricacies of the Orpheus myth, the timeless story of art's place in trying to recover the dead.

With contributions from writers Margaret Atwood, Jonathan Carroll, the late Russell Hoban and his daughter Phoebe Hoban, songwriter and cartoonist Peter Blegvad, and composer and conceptual artist Hannah Catherine Jones.

Produced by Michael Umney
A Resonance production for BBC Radio 4.

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30 minutes

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Mon 4 Jan 2016 23:30

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