Just a Tea with Chris Dolan and Lindsey Carey: looking for the Spanish ethos through Laurie Lee, Machado, Serrat, Cervantes, Lorca, Almodóvar...


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Chris Dolan has published four novels (Ascension Day, Redlegs, Potter's Field and Aliyyah), two collections of short stories and two non-fiction books. He has had three full-length stage plays produced internationally, with five shorter pieces and four collaborations with Spanish dramatists. He has written over 50 hours of television, and more of radio drama. He has worked in collaboration with visual artists on several pieces of public art, has published poems, broadcasts regularly and writes for Scottish and London newspapers. Novels Ascension Day (Headline Review, 1999) won the McKitterick First Novel Prize. "…Dolan's post-industrial and post-imperialist Glasgow: "[s]uch quiet, modest little groupings of streets, yet their shadow stretched and fell for thousands of miles, as afar as Africa, India, America." This long-range view gives the novel great power, as Dolan draws his characters inexorably together, in the lost, once-great, city on the Clyde." – Christopher Hart, . Redlegs (Vagabond Voices, 2012) "Good things come to those who wait, and this is a good thing… An engrossing and compelling novel... lingering richly in the memory… A fine novel" – . Short stories Poor Angels (Polygon, 1995) was shortlisted for the , and included both the winning story for 1995 / Macallan Prize (Sleet and Snow), and runner-up the following year (Year of the Vezzas). "He holds you in a tight grip right from the start and manages to combine a sense of raw nostalgia with a profoundly moving atmosphere of love and loss." – on Sleet and Snow. Non-fiction titles An Anarchist's Story: The Life of ( 2009) "Dolan's book is both personal and universal." – . Plays His first play was The Veil (1991), Sabina (1998), (2000), and The Angel's Share (2000). Writing for screen and radio Some of his work has appeared on the radio, including four original plays and many adaptations, including 's , The Master of Ballantrae by and several of Ian Rankin's Rebus novels. His four-part modern take on was broadcast in October 2012. He has written for , , and . He has written such screenplays as Poor Angels and Ring of Truth as well as TV drama documentaries, An Anarchist's Story: The Life of Ethel MacDonald, Barbado'ed both broadcast by and Red Oil for . He also has written extensively for , , , and for which he has been writing since its inception.

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