Posted January 23, 2015

WATCH #2 clip from ‘A Rebel Act’

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Andrew Carpenter talks about 18th-Century street poetry and in particular ‘The Night Before Larry was Stretched’ – a street poem about a man visited in his cell by his friends the night before his execution by hanging.

WATCH the full documentary: A Rebel Act: Poems That Shaped The Nation, Thursday 29th January @ 10.15pm on RTÉ One.