Just in time for the Winter Solstice, here is Claire Askew’s poem ‘What the kitchen witch said’. A mysterious recipe, an incantation, a spell.
Poet Claire Askew has composed three powerful new works to her probable 16th century ancestor.
A scholar and a poet too, Anne was the first English woman to demand a divorce, and the only woman on record to be tortured in the Tower of London. Could the men of the rack force Anne to give up her dangerous secrets?