A Fanatic Heart: Geldof on Yeats is a Documentary programme.

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A Fanatic Heart: Geldof on Yeats

The musician and campaigner examines the life and work of poet WB Yeats, arguing that he was a key figure in a cultural revolution and that his writing played a major role in Ireland's struggle for independence. Featuring readings of Yeats' verse by Bill Nighy, Van Morrison, Colin Farrell, Bono, Edna O'Brien, Ardal O'Hanlon, Noel Gallagher and Liam Neeson.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

When is A Fanatic Heart: Geldof on Yeats next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Four December 10th, 11:00pm. See more...

Main Cast

Gerry Hoban
Edna O'Brien
Van Morrison
Bob Geldof
Image for Colin FarrellColin Farrell
Image for Bill NighyBill Nighy
David Harvey
Image for Noel GallagherNoel Gallagher
Mike Connolly
Image for Ardal OArdal O'Hanlon
Emma Cahusac
Image for Liam NeesonLiam Neeson