Strand: Rosetta Requiem Songs

BLINDSPOT

  • Filmmaker Emily Young collaborates with Bernard to explore what it’s like to be made blind by a brain tumour and how not to fear the resulting hallucinations.

THAT VERY BREATH

Beverley has lung cancer. A trip to Keffalonia inspired her to write about breathing. Here, composer David Matthews arranges Beverley’s poetry in a powerful piece of contemporary music that evokes the essence of breath.

1916 – Part One

Dermot Martin has cancer.  He is also keen to unearth the truth about his great uncle Tom who played an active part in Ireland’s Easter Rising in 1916. Dermot sets out to reconcile the waning of his own life with the failure of the Easter Rising.

WE LAUGHED

WE LAUGHED

Billy Bragg and Maxine Edgington’s No 11 hit song sung by Helena.   In Maxine’s moving words: a mother and daughter come to terms with Mum’s life-threatening illness and recall what made them laugh together….

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