Spirit Of The Place

A series of three stories which evoke the character and atmosphere of a place through language and sound, read by their authors.

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970525]

Three stories evoking the character of a place, read by their authors.

1: Love of the World. John McGahern 's home county of Leitrim in Ireland. Producer Frances Byrnes Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970525]

Unknown: John McGahern

Producer: Frances Byrnes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970601]

Three stories which evoke the character of a place through language and sound, read by their authors. 2: The Music of Living Landscapes Wilson Harris goes on an imaginary journey through the interiors of London and Guyana, combining

Macusi legend with western technology. Producer Frances Byrnes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970601]

Producer: Frances Byrnes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]

The last of three stories, read by their authors.

3: The Death of Miss Agatha Peake By Louis de Bernieres.

Producer Frances Byrnes Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]

Unknown: Miss Agatha Peake

Unknown: Louis de Bernieres.

Producer: Frances Byrnes

01Love Of The World19970525

Set in John Mcgahern's home county of Leitrim in Ireland, the story of an unhappy marriage and the community which it briefly horrifies, and then silences.

02The Music Of Living Landscapes19970601

2: `The Music of Living Landscapes'.

Wilson Harris takes us on an imaginary journey through the interiors of London and Guyana, finding ways to combine Macusi legend with the technology of the West.

03 LASTThe Death Of Miss Agatha Peakes.19970608

Louis De Bernieres' tale is set in the Surrey village in which he grew up feeling fascinated with one of the elderly villagers.