|Sat 23rd January||4.30pm|
Dir: Richard Curson-Smith | UK | 2015 | 89 mins
Film start time 5.00pm
Ted Hughes is widely recognised as one of Britain’s greatest poets. He is also one of the most controversial. The Heathcliff of poetry who ‘attracted more scandal than any other literary figure with the exception of Lord Byron’ as one contributor notes. Now, for the first time, the events of his life and the breadth and influence of his poetry are the focus of a major documentary.
Richard Curson Smith, Director
Ross Wilson, Creative Director
Mark Bell BBC, Head of Commissioning Arts
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