Michael Wood on Beowulf

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Summary

Historian Michael Wood traces the birth of English poetry back to the Dark Ages, focusing on Beowulf and other Anglo-Saxon classics to reveal the origins of England's literary heritage. Travelling from East Anglia to Scotland, he is joined by Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney, actor Julian Glover and local enthusiasts to bring the story and language of the famous poem to life.

Cast & Crew

Executive Producer Eamon Hardy
Producer Arif Nurmohamed
Series Producer Mary Sackville-West

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