You need to have JavaScript enabled to view this video clip.

Description

John Agard performs his poem 'Flag', in a gallery/museum setting with military objects in the background.
This clip is from:
First broadcast:
6 May 2011

Classroom Ideas

Can be used to explore the powerful use of symbolism in the poem using the learning question: 'Flags: Just a piece of cloth or something more?'. What different things do the flags symbolise or inspire in the poem? Is it the flags which carry meaning, or do we assign meaning to them? What are flags as symbols?

This clip also features in: