An Ode to Burns and Ulster

Fridays, 12:00 AM ET on BBC Two

30 minutes

Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, is celebrated worldwide, not least in Ulster where his influence was felt during his own brief lifetime. But what is the connection between Burns and Ulster poets living and working today? Neil Oliver embarks on a literary journey to meet some of Ulster's most celebrated poets, including Seamus Heaney and Tom Paulin, to find out what impact Burns has had on their work.

Fridays, 12:00 AM ET on BBC Two

30 minutes

Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, is celebrated worldwide, not least in Ulster where his influence was felt during his own brief lifetime. But what is the connection between Burns and Ulster poets living and working today? Neil Oliver embarks on a literary journey to meet some of Ulster's most celebrated poets, including Seamus Heaney and Tom Paulin, to find out what impact Burns has had on their work.

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Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, is celebrated worldwide, not least in Ulster where his influence was felt during his own brief lifetime. But what is the connection between Burns and Ulster poets living and working today? Neil Oliver embarks on a literary journey to meet some of Ulster's most celebrated poets, including Seamus Heaney and Tom Paulin, to find out what impact Burns has had on their work.

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August 29, 2014
Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, is celebrated worldwide, not least in Ulster where his influence was felt during his own brief lifetime. But what is the connection between Burns and Ulster poets living and working today? Neil Oliver embarks on a literary journey to meet some of Ulster's most celebrated poets, including Seamus Heaney and Tom Paulin, to find out what impact Burns has had on their work.
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