The Verb Presented by Ian McMillan

              The Verb Presented by Ian McMillan

              The Verb, words and performance with poet Ian McMillan : language at its most creative interviews, discussions, performance, new writing, audio-cartoons, music and poetry. Every Friday at 22.00. The Verb is a home for new writers and new writing, commissioning a new work every week. The Verb – Poetry , novels, short stories, plays, screen-plays, memoirs, essays, history, song, story-telling .Exploring different worlds of language, dialects, rarities and curiosities and how spoken and written language interact.

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              • László Krasznahorkai, Emoji

                Fri, 22 May 15

                44 mins

                14 days remaining

                This week we're asking what you can and can't do with emoji and we hear from the Man Booker International Prize for Fiction, László Krasznahorkai. There's also music from Kathryn William's new album based on Slyvia Plath's The Bell Jar, Verb Regular Kevin Jackson gives voice to Footnotes, and there's poetry from Steve Ely

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              • Music Writing

                Fri, 15 May 15

                44 mins

                7 days remaining

                This week The Verb takes a look at music writing. We got right back to the beginning with the first rock critic, Richard Goldstein, and review the reviewers - critic Jude Rodgers submits her record reviews for stars out of 5. Musician and writer Bob Stanley talks about 'Yeah Yeah Yeah' and satirist Dale Shaw imagines Kafka as a music reviewer. Finally, there's music from Sasha Siem.

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