After the Robins is a magnificent tour de force of a poem by the English poet Angela Readman; Readman grew up in Middlesbrough and following university in Manchester relocated to Newcastle upon Tyne to complete a film studies MA. She completed a masters in creative writing at the University of Northumbria in 2000 and won a Waterstones prize for her distinctive poetry and prose.

Alastair notes “This film comes at a difficult time and is dedicated to my late Godfather, a real and bright presence in my young life. The poem is read by my brother in life, Gérard Rudolf; the haunting lilting music commissioned by Filmpoem and composed by Yvonne Lyon”