Josie Long hears stories spell craft, poetry and art coming to life. What can a poet learn from a consultant sorcerer? Ross Sutherland explores the poetic possibilities of spell craft. A fragment of Sappho's poetic longing is unpicked alongside a reading by Anne Carson. And at night, in a gallery, art springs to life. Incantations Featuring Ross Sutherland and Dr Alexander Cummins After Fragment 31 Featuring Anne Carson and Jennifer Metsker Produced by Stephanie Rowden and Jennifer Metsker Nocturne Produced by Neville Edwards and Cathy FitzGerald On behalf of Antenna International for The National Gallery, London Original poetry by Jacob Sam-La Rose and Aoife Mannix Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.