Between Stones And Stars

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Rebecca Elson was a remarkable poet and an astronomer.

She died in 1999 aged 39, leaving behind a collection of inspiring poems which cover subjects as diverse as Dark Matter, her husband's boxer shorts and the cancer which was killing her.

This celebration of her work and life is presented by David Constantine, with contributions from friends and colleagues, readings by Theresa Gallagher and Penny Whistle, performed specially by Michael Donaghy.

2003042020030426

Rebecca Elson was a remarkable poet and an astronomer.

She died in 1999 aged 39, leaving behind a collection of inspiring poems which cover subjects as diverse as Dark Matter, her husband's boxer shorts and the cancer which was killing her.

This celebration of her work and life is presented by David Constantine, with contributions from friends and colleagues, readings by Theresa Gallagher and Penny Whistle, performed specially by Michael Donaghy.