The Invisible College

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0120150504

Dr Cathy FitzGerald presents a series of little lessons in creative writing with help from a ghostly array of great novelists, poets and playwrights.

In episode one, Maya Angelou faces dragons, Ted Hughes wrestles goblins, Charles Bukowski interrupts, Susan Sontag gets drunk on books, and Elizabeth Bowen catches a bad case of Henry James.

Original music by Joe Acheson

Produced by Cathy FitzGerald

A White Stiletto production for BBC Radio 4.

0220150511

Dr Cathy FitzGerald presents a series of lessons in creative writing with help from a ghostly array of great novelists, poets and playwrights.

Episode Two features mini-lectures on character, plot and style. Graham Greene has a sore thumb, Baroness Orczy meets the Scarlet Pimpernel on a tube platform, and Ray Bradbury fires a (metaphorical) gun.

Original music by Joe Acheson

Producer: Cathy FitzGerald

A White Stiletto production for BBC Radio 4.

0320150518

Dr Cathy FitzGerald presents a series of lessons in creative writing with help from a ghostly array of great novelists, poets and playwrights.

Episode Three features mini-lectures on routine, concentration and time off. Ian Fleming goes on holiday, W.B. Yeats invites everyone to the pub, and Gertrude Stein draws inspiration from cows.

Original music by Joe Acheson.

Producer: Cathy FitzGerald

A White Stiletto production for BBC Radio 4.