Read five classic fables, brought up to date by Nobel Prize-winner Seamus Heaney in this bright, modern translation that sheds new light on ancient stories.
Chosen specially by Seamus Heaney, the legendary comedian Billy Connolly brings a combination of high and popular art to the gorgeous animations originally broadcast on the BBC.
Read Seamus Heaney’s translation or Robert Henryson’s original Middle Scots and move seamlessly between the two versions. Explore detailed notes that illuminate the translation process and give context to the language.
Alongside contributions from Seamus Heaney and Billy Connolly, watch leading academics discuss and dissect the poetry.