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Jacob Rees-Mogg. You’re right. You don’t need to visit the north of Ireland to understand the border. You need to have lived here…

So Stephen Rea begins this short about the border between the north and south of Ireland. The haunting script is by Clare Dwyer Hogg, and it’s filmed/edited by Juliet Riddell and Tom Hannen.

Seems sponsored by the Financial Times, but please don’t let that put you off if you despise capitalism. It’s “all very Field Day” as we say in our house, which means it’s sheer magic. Mind you, as Rea himself says in it, “Magic is the absence, sometimes…”