Owen Sheers

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Livestreamed documentary Rivercide to unmask UK’s water polluters
George Monbiot hosts innovative investigation naming the farms and water firms damaging Britain’s rivers

Tom Wall

14, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Owen Sheers selects 10 writers shaping the UK's future
The author explains his choice of writers meeting the challenge of giving literary shape to the climate crisis, sexism, racism, inclusivity, and still making good art

Owen Sheers

23, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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70 years of the NHS: a revolution that is reborn every day
The creation of the health service changed Britain. Yet while this vision is under severe threat, it has also never been more keenly cherished

Owen Sheers

24, Jun, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Owen Sheers on Gwent: ‘It's a more ancient world than London's’
The author on living in a land of divisions and borders, small-town myths and generous skies

Owen Sheers

24, Mar, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Aberfan 50 years on: how best to remember the tragedy?
Welsh poet Owen Sheers on creating a unique and moving ‘film poem’ to commemorate the Aberfan disaster of 1966

Owen Sheers

09, Oct, 2016 @8:30 AM

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Black Mountains magic: a walk through the folklore and fiction of Wales
‘Something about the Black Mountains lends itself towards myth and magic, folklore and fiction. What exactly, I’m not sure,’ says Oliver Balch. With author and poet Owen Sheers as his guide, he aims to find out

Oliver Balch

28, Jul, 2016 @5:30 AM

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Lyn Gardner's top 10 theatre of 2015
The Almeida’s enthralling Oresteia is singled out by Lyn Gardner who, in no set order, chooses her other essential productions of the year

Lyn Gardner

17, Dec, 2015 @7:00 AM

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The place that inspires me: artist reveal their secret getaways
The roots of home, a wild escape… most creative types have a place that unlocks their imagination. We asked writers, musicians and artists to tell us about theirs

Interviews by Killian Fox, Corinne Jones and Joanne O'Connor

30, Aug, 2015 @6:00 AM

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Pink Mist review – intense, spare theatre
Owen Sheers interviewed soldiers recently wounded in Afghanistan for his harrowing tale of young lives shattered by war

Susannah Clapp

12, Jul, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Best holiday reads 2015
Authors, critics and philosophers tell us which books they will be reading on the beach

The Observer

12, Jul, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Pink Mist review – heartbreaking story about the aftershocks of war
Inspired by interviews with British soldiers, poet Owen Sheers’ tale of three Bristol men deployed to Afghanistan confronts the mental scars that never fade

Lyn Gardner

05, Jul, 2015 @4:48 PM

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I Saw a Man by Owen Sheers review – a compelling view of male bereavement
A recently widowed writer strikes up a friendship with his wealthy neighbour, in a novel filled with complicity, secrecy and guilt

Gerard Woodward

27, Jun, 2015 @6:59 AM

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