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Live from the Hay Festival

Cultural discussion programme. Tom Sutcliffe at the Hay Festival with Colm Toibin, Sebastian Barry, Meg Rosoff and Jan Kizilhan.

Tom Sutcliffe presents Start the Week live from the Hay Festival.

He is joined by award winning authors Colm Tóibín, Sebastian Barry and Meg Rosoff to discuss how they breathe new life into stories from the past, from Greek tragedy to civil war, while the psychologist Jan Kizilhan explains how a history of trauma and genocide has been woven into the story of his Yazidi community.

Producer: Katy Hickman.

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43 minutes

Colm Tóibín

House of Names is published by Viking

Sebastian Barry

Days without End is published by Faber

Meg Rosoff

How I Live Now is published by Penguin

Beck, co-authored with Mal Peet is published by Walker Books

Jan Kizilhan

Jan Kizilhan is Professor of Psychology and Mental Health at the State University in Germany, and Dean of the Institute of Psychotherapy & Psycho-traumatology in Iraq


Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest Colm Toibin
Interviewed Guest Sebastian Barry
Interviewed Guest Meg Rosoff
Interviewed Guest Jan Kizilhan
Producer Katy Hickman