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Artsnight

Series 3

Episode 12: Meg Rosoff

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Meg Rosoff is an award-winning novelist and author of the international bestsellers How I live Now, Just in Case and Jonathan Unleashed. For Artsnight, she explores the relationship between art and the unconscious mind.

Meg meets Irish novelist Eimear McBride, author of the Baileys Prize-winning A Girl is A Half Formed Thing to discuss translating the mysteries of the brain to the page. She talks to actors Anne Marie Duff and Denise Gough about how performers tap into their unconscious on stage, and questions psychotherapist Susie Orbach and neuroscientist Lewis Hou, as she attempts to unlock the secrets of the creative brain. With contributions from renowned cellist Steven Isserlis, and principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, Edward Watson. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Meg Rosoff
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Matthew Springford
Producer:
Alex Harding
Director:
Alex Harding
Participant:
Eimear McBride
Participant:
Anne-Marie Duff
Participant:
Denise Gough
Participant:
Susie Orbach
Participant:
Lewis Hou
Participant:
Steven Isserlis
Participant:
Edward Watson

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