Grief Is The Thing With Feathers By Max Porter

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022020112320201124 (R4)Max Porter’s astonishing debut, Grief Is The Thing With Feathers, tells of a family who suddenly lose their wife and mother. Dad, a Ted Hughes scholar, struggles to cope until an unexpected visitor arrives. Crow – therapist, healer, feathered Mary Poppins – promises to stay until they no longer need him.

Crow ….. Toby Jones
Dad …. John Hollingworth
Boy ….. Will Taylor

Abridged by Eileen Horne
Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane

A deeply moving and highly original book about the sudden loss of a loved one.

032020112320201125 (R4)Max Porter’s astonishing debut, Grief Is The Thing With Feathers, tells of a family who suddenly lose their wife and mother. Dad, a Ted Hughes scholar, struggles to cope until an unexpected visitor arrives. Crow – therapist, healer, feathered Mary Poppins – promises to stay until they no longer need him.

Time has passed and the boys and Dad are missing Mum.

Crow ….. Toby Jones
Dad …. John Hollingworth
Boy ….. Will Taylor

Abridged by Eileen Horne
Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane

A deeply moving and highly original book about the sudden loss of a loved one.

042020112320201126 (R4)Max Porter’s astonishing debut, Grief Is The Thing With Feathers, tells of a family who suddenly lose their wife and mother. Dad, a Ted Hughes scholar, struggles to cope until an unexpected visitor arrives. Crow – therapist, healer, feathered Mary Poppins – promises to stay until they no longer need him.

Crow ….. Toby Jones
Dad …. John Hollingworth
Boy ….. Will Taylor

Abridged by Eileen Horne
Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane

A deeply moving and highly original book about the sudden loss of a loved one.

052020112320201127 (R4)Max Porter’s astonishing debut, Grief Is The Thing With Feathers, tells of a family who suddenly lose their wife and mother. Dad, a Ted Hughes scholar, struggles to cope until an unexpected visitor arrives. Crow –therapist, healer, feathered Mary Poppins – promises to stay until they no longer need him.

Crow makes good on his promise.

Crow ….. Toby Jones
Dad …. John Hollingworth
Boy ….. Will Taylor

Abridged by Eileen Horne
Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane

A deeply moving and highly original book about the sudden loss of a loved one.