HOMER: POETRY AND SOCIETY (A295) - 1992 onwards
On video cassette:
- TELLING STORIES:
Including specially shot story telling sessions at Kensington Palace, London and in Mysore, India and archaeological evidence from the Greek island of Ithaka and the mainland site of Nestor's Palace, Pylos.
- FRAMING THE QUESTIONS:
Including specially shot helicopter and location footage of the archaeological sites of Mycenae, Tiryns and Lefkandi in Greece and Old Smyrna in Turkey.
- FRAMING THE QUESTIONS - CONT.:
Including specially shot location footage of the archaeological sites of Old Smyrna and Troy, and interview material with Prof. Manfred Korfmann (at Troy) and Prof. Ekrem Akurgal (at Old Smyrna).
- TRUTH, IMAGINATION AND VALUE:
Including specially shot interview material with Derek Walcott (discussing his work Omeros) and Christopher Logue (discussing his work Kings).
Also five AUDIO CASSETTES - covering Advice & Skills, Interactive Exercises and Additional Source Material, including specially recorded selected readings from The Odyssey (Read by Norman Beaton), The Women of Troy by Euripides (Read by John Woodvine, Kate Binchy & Moir Leslie) and related readings of First World War Poetry (Read by Anthony Hyde, Garard Green & Kate Binchy), Christopher Logue's Kings (Read by Alan Howard), extracts from Omeros (Read by Bert Caesar) and a performance of Seamus Heaney's The Cure at Troy, performed by the Field Day Theatre Company, recorded at the Tricycle Theatre, London.