The SHC Podcast reveals some of what goes on in the Heaney Centre's unassuming houses on University Road, Belfast. Each episode features interviews, readings and performances from some of our writers, staff, students, visiting Fellows, alumni and friends.
It is produced in a back room by Ian Sansom, Stephen Sexton, and Rachel Brown. With production and sound design from Chantal Ailsby, and original music by Nicholas Boyle.
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The pilot season began in February 2019 with Episode 1: St Valentine's Day. Closely followed by Episode 2: St Patrick's Day, Episode 3: May Day, and Episode 4: Summer Solstice.
Special episodes appear with interviews from our visiting Fellows, or to showcase new radio drama from students on the MA in Creative Writing's Page to Stage module.
Episode 1: Saint Valentine's Day
In this amatory episode Ian Sansom talks love songs with Glenn Patterson, Shakespeare's Sonnets with Leontia Flynn, and black masses with Tim Loane. Caitlin Newby reads some love poems, and Ciaran Carson sings a song for a blue-eyed lassie. Produced in a back room by Stephen Sexton, Ian Sansom, Rachel Brown, and Conor McCafferty. With music by Nicholas Boyle.
Page to Stage - Mayonnaise Like This
Mayonnaise Like This, by Mahon McCann was written, produced, edited, and directed as part of Queen's University Belfast's MA in Creative Writing, Page to Stage module. The module is taught by Tim Loane.