Originally released in 2001 this epic prose poem by Paul Yates celebrates his native east Belfast, past, present and imagined. Especially written for the voice of Yates’s close friend, actor, James Ellis, EAST is a masterpiece of poetic lyricism masterfully performed by Ellis with sound design by his son Toto. ‘EAST is nothing less than a magical evocation of the very heart and soul of east Belfast.’ Lord Glentoran
EAST, an epic prose poem by Paul Yates, written especially for the voice of his close friend the actor, James Ellis. The poem portrays Yates’s native East Belfast, ‘past, present and imagined.’ This rare film version of the closing section of the poem was broadcast in tribute to James Ellis by UTV on the day of his funeral.