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Celebrity Choices

In a series of specially created videos for the Poetry Season site, famous people reveal which poets mean the most to them.

Alex James

Alex James on WH Auden

More about Auden here
DJ Nihal

DJ Nihal on William Blake

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Blake here
Bill Drummond

Bill Drummond on Ted Hughes

More about Hughes here

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The Nation's Favourite Poet

Patrick Neate

Spoken Word

Patrick Neate has the lowdown on the UK live poetry circuit

Ian McMillan

Discover

Watch Ian McMillan's tips on writing poems for special occasions

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