An Ode to Burns & Ulster
1 x 30' - BBC2 NI (2013)
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.