The SHC Podcast
The SHC Podcast reveals some of what goes on in the Heaney Centre's unassuming houses on University Road, Belfast, with interviews and performances by staff, students, Fellows, and friends. It is produced in a small back room by Ian Sansom, Stephen Sexton, and Rachel Brown.
With production/sound design from Chantal Ailsby and Conor McCafferty, and original music by Nicholas Boyle. Available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and many other providers. Listen and subscribe!
Season Two (Jan-Jul 2020)
Season Two featured interviews and masterclasses with visiting Fellows, and showcased new prose, drama and poetry by our students.
with screenwriter and creator of Derry Girls, Lisa McGee, and Grammy-nominated musician, Iain Archer, talking to SHC Coordinator, Rachel Brown.Listen and Subscribe
with novelist and playwright and SHC Fellow, Lucy Caldwell, in conversation with SHC Director, Glenn Patterson.Listen and Subscribe
with screenwriter and creator of Line of Duty, Jed Mercurio, in conversation with SHC lecturer, Tim Loane.Listen and Subscribe
by Will Reade, Aisling Daly, Oisin Colligan, Stephen Brown, Daniel Paton, Anne Bodel, Hasan Shah, and Sionnán Ní Nualláin, performed by Jo Dow and Anna HealeyListen and Subscribe
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.
The Pilot Season (Feb-Jun 2019)
Featuring short interviews with poetry, prose and drama writers, interspersed with new poems by our students. Every episode begins with a rumination on the theme by Stephen Sexton. Conversations are hosted by Ian Sansom.
with Ciaran Carson, Glenn Patterson, Leontia Flynn and Tim Loane, and poems by Caitlin Newby.Listen and Subscribe
with Manuela Moser, Gail McConnell and Jimmy McAleavey, and poems by Manuela Moser and Padraig Regan.Listen and Subscribe
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.