For award-winning, internationally-acclaimed author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). By Anthony Lawton: godson, cousin & literary executor. Rosemary Sutcliff wrote historical fiction, children's literature and books, films, TV & radio, including The Eagle of the Ninth, Sword at Sunset, Song for a Dark Queen, The Mark of the Horse Lord, The Silver Branch, The Lantern Bearers, Dawn Wind, Blue Remembered Hills.
Frank Cottrell-Boyce chooses Irish child storyteller on desert island discs
Rosemary Sutcliff was a story-teller. Children’s writer and film author , Frank Cottrell-Boyce, guest on Desert Island Discs today, chose a wonderful story-telling Irish girl as one of his pieces of ‘music’. He could hardly contain his glee listening, presenter Kirsty Young said! Listen here on BBC iPlayer at 26.10 mins into the recording (if it is still there: I think BBC only allows Desert Island discs for a week or so on iPlayer).