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Description

Reading of Wendy Cope's 'The Concerned Adolescent' with background images of the Earth from space and factories causing pollution. This is followed by commentary by Gillian Clarke in which she talks about the role of poetry in raising issues.
This clip is from:
The Poetry of the Environment
First broadcast:
23 June 1995

Classroom Ideas

Useful as a study of Wendy Cope's 'The Concerned Adolescent'. Could also be used as a discussion starter on the importance of poetry being used to raise issues and examine problems.

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