Shiver, The

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2004100120040607
20101109 (BBC7)
|Poet Lemn Sissay enters the curious, involuntary world of that most telling of human responses - the shiver.|A harbinger of danger, fear, cold and passion, the shiver flits in and out of the shadows of our consciousness - but what exactly is it and why do we have such a complicated relationship with it?|From the freezing cold of the Antarctic to the studio of one of Britain's most successful composers Lemn seeks out the shiver in its many chilling and thrilling guises.|Danger, fear, cold and passion - poet Lemn Sissay enters the curious, involuntary world of that most telling of human responses.|Poet Lemn Sissay enters the curious, involuntary world of a telling human response.