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Harry Price: Ghost Hunter, Poets as novelists, Rosie Hood, The Haunting of Hill House

Including a review of ITV's Harry Price: Ghost Hunter, a look at 20th-century novelists' poetry, singer Rosie Hood, and The Haunting of Hill House is adapted for stage.

Rafe Spall stars as a conman medium in the supernatural ITV drama Harry Price: Ghost Hunter. Viv Groskop reviews.

The poetry of Muriel Spark, George Orwell and Angela Carter - all important 20th century novelists - have recently been published. Front Row asks their editors what it reveals, and whether the poetry matches up to their prose.

Rosie Hood is a young folk singer who is just coming to the end of a year-long BBC Performing Arts Fellowship. She discusses the fellowship and how she has used it to research songs which were collected in her native Wiltshire a century ago.

Stephen King described Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel, The Haunting of Hill House, as one of the finest horror stories he'd ever come across. Jackson's tale of a troubled young woman's visit to an old and abandoned house has now been adapted for the stage at Liverpool Playhouse. Novelist MJ Hyland reviews.

Presenter Kirsty Lang
Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Harry Price: Ghost Hunter

    Duration: 04:18

  • Rosie Hood

    Duration: 08:18

  • The Haunting of Hill House

    Duration: 05:34

  • Poets as novelists

    Duration: 09:36

Harry Price: Ghost Hunter

Harry Price: Ghost Hunter

Harry Price: Ghost Hunter  is on ITV on Sunday 27 December at 8.30pm.

 


The Haunting Of Hill House

The Haunting Of Hill House

The Haunting Of Hill House is at the Liverpool Playhouse until 16 January 2016.

Image: Emily Bevan in The Haunting of Hill © Gary Calton .

 

  

Rosie Hood

Rosie Hood

Rosie Hood is coming to the end of a year-long BBC Performing Arts Fellowship.

 


 


 

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Presenter Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest Rosie Hood
Interviewed Guest MJ Hyland
Producer Jerome Weatherald

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