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From Fact to Fiction: After Midnight

Short story series inspired by stories in the news. Zoë Strachan's story centres on the legalisation of equal marriage in Northern Ireland.

Inspired by the news, Zoë Strachan writes a story centring on the legalisation of equal marriage in Northern Ireland and the school protests in Birmingham.

Zoë Strachan is an award-winning novelist and librettist who also writes stories, plays and criticism. Her recent book, Ever Fallen in Love, was shortlisted for the Scottish Book of the Year Award and the Green Carnation Prize. Her opera The Lady from the Sea, composed by Craig Armstrong, premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival and won a Herald Angel Award. She co-edited New Writing Scotland for three years and in 2014 curated Out There, the first anthology of LGBT writing from Scotland in over 20 years. She teaches at the University of Glasgow.

Writer Zoë Strachan
Reader Neshla Caplan
Producer Gaynor Macfarlane

A BBC Scotland Production for BBC Radio 4.

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Sun 3 Nov 2019 00:30