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Incantations

Episode 2 of 6

Josie Long presents stories about spellcraft, poetry and art coming to life, from tales of Sappho to gallery art. From 2017.

Josie Long hears stories spell craft, poetry and art coming to life.

What can a poet learn from a consultant sorcerer? Ross Sutherland explores the poetic possibilities of spell craft. A fragment of Sappho's poetic longing is unpicked alongside a reading by Anne Carson. And at night, in a gallery, art springs to life.

Incantations
Featuring Ross Sutherland and Dr Alexander Cummins

After Fragment 31
Featuring Anne Carson and Jennifer Metsker
Produced by Stephanie Rowden and Jennifer Metsker

Nocturne
Produced by Neville Edwards and Cathy FitzGerald
On behalf of Antenna International for The National Gallery, London
Original poetry by Jacob Sam-La Rose and Aoife Mannix

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall

A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in November 2017.

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30 minutes

Last on

Thu 15 Oct 2020 00:30

Broadcasts

  • Tue 21 Nov 2017 15:00
  • Wed 14 Oct 2020 18:30
  • Thu 15 Oct 2020 00:30

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