PoetryEast with Owen Sheers

PoetryEast with Owen Sheers

16th March 2019

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An ongoing series of cultural events exploring the meaning and value of the arts. This time Maitreyabandhu interviews the poet and playwright Owen Sheers.

Owen Sheers is a novelist, poet and playwright. His BAFTA and Grierson nominated film-poem The Green Hollow was published by Faber. To Provide All People, a BBC film-poem was commissioned to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS. His one-man play Unicorns, Almost about the life and poetry of WWII poet Keith Douglas, was performed at the Hay Festival. A stage version of Pink Mist premiered at Bristol Old Vic.