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PBS reviews PERSIANS

Poetry Book Society has reviewed Kaite O’Reilly’s new version of Aeschylus’ Persians – that won her the Ted Hughes Award for new works in Poetry You can read more about it, and indeed order a copy by clicking on this link Nadia x         Here (with their permission to screenshot it here) […]

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PERSIAN launches!!

WINNER OF THE TED HUGHES AWARD FOR NEW WORK IN POETRY In her version of Europe’s oldest dramatic poem, a requiem to a nation’s dead in a reckless, fruitless war, Kaite O’Reilly chooses the iambic drumbeat of English blank verse, and a long-lined lyricism that befits an epic lament. The language is modern, the word-music […]

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Call out to POETS and ARTISTS!

Please do check out our Arts Council England-funded project on the EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS with BIRDS in BRITAIN”S TOWNS and CITIES Details are here Deadline is end of August 2017 Free entry Your work could be included in a full colour hardback book on Britain’s Urban Birds along with: artwork by ATM the street artist and poems […]

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on Kaite O’Reilly – playwright extraordinaire

I have just finished reading and listening to an interview with Kaite O’Reilly – the 2010 Ted Hughes Poetry Award winner, and I thought you would be interested. She is an extraordinary giving and talented woman. Just reading her emails fills my day with light; but when I saw her most recent play COSY, in […]

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Cosy the play

Cosy is a darkly comedic look at the joys and humiliations of getting older and how we shuffle off this mortal coil. Three generations of a dysfunctional family explore their choices in a world obsessed with eternal youth, and asks whose life (or death) is it, anyway? Not my words, I’m afraid. I find, despite […]

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