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The Art of Love (2004)

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The Art of Love is a radio play by Andrew Rissik, his second in a trilogy on the origins of Christianity. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 11 April 2004. The length is 102 minutes[1].

PlotEdit

After clashing with the Emperor, Roman poet Ovid is exiled.

CastEdit

Critical ReceptionEdit

"Rissik is a glorious writer, thoughtful, poetic and scholarly, which could be why he gave up being a radio critic (he was good at that, too). Radio 3 has nurtured him, in the way radio drama does when it finds someone whose work makes words blossom. He can be a bit slow or stray into passages of deepest purple, but he is worth sticking with because, even under the most heavily freighted imagery (as in his Dionysus, repeated on Radio 3 last week), there is a sinewy argument going on." - Gillian Reynolds, The Telegraph[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.suttonelms.org.uk/arissik.html
  2. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/3615337/Tune-in-and-turn-back-the-clock.html

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