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Poetry Please Episode guide

  1. Episode 8

    Roger McGough presents poems on themes reflecting the end of the summer.

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2007

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  2. Episode 7

    Roger McGough presents poems which use as imagery the sea, trees and autumn fruits.

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2007

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  3. Episode 6

    Roger McGough presents a selection of listeners' favourite poetry.

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2007

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  4. Episode 5

    Roger McGough presents a selection of listeners' favourite poetry.

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2007

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  5. Episode 4

    Stephen Rea and Fiona Shaw read poems by Irish authors, from W B Yeats to Seamus Heaney.

    First broadcast: 29 Jul 2007

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  6. Episode 3

    Roger McGough hosts the programme from the Latitude music and arts festival in Suffolk.

    First broadcast: 22 Jul 2007

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  7. Episode 2

    Roger McGough hosts the programme from the Latitude music and arts festival in Suffolk.

    First broadcast: 15 Jul 2007

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  8. Garden Poems 2

    Gardening requests with readers Carole Boyd and John Rowe.

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 1998

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  9. Episode 1

    Roger McGough presents a selection of poems requested by listeners.

    First broadcast: 08 Jul 2007

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  10. Birmingham Literature Festival

    Roger McGough presents a request edition on stage at the Birmingham Literature Festival.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2014

  11. Four Midlands Poets

    Roger McGough and four Midlands poets on stage at the Birmingham Literature Festival.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2014

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  12. The Brownings

    Roger McGough with a special programme on Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2014

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  13. Remember

    Roger McGough with poetry requests on the theme of Remember.

    First broadcast: 28 Sep 2014

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  14. 21/09/2014

    Roger McGough presents a mixed bag of listeners' poetry requests, from Bronte to Larkin.

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2014

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  15. Poets Laureate

    Roger McGough introduces a selection of works by poets laureate past and present.

    First broadcast: 14 Sep 2014

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  16. 07/09/2014

    Roger McGough presents a mixed bag as requested by listeners.

    First broadcast: 07 Sep 2014

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  17. Yeats

    Roger McGough presents a programme marking 75 years since the death of WB Yeats.

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2014

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  18. Stages of Life

    Roger McGough presents poems which deal with some of the stages of life we go through.

    First broadcast: 22 Jun 2014

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  19. Poetry and Music

    Roger McGough presents an LP of poems set to music.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2014

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  20. Earth and Air

    Roger McGough returns to his element, with requests for poems about earth and air.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2014

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  21. Fire and Water

    Roger McGough is in his element, presenting poems on the theme of fire and water.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2014

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  22. Poetry by Heart

    Roger McGough presents poems recited from memory by school pupils.

    First broadcast: 25 May 2014

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  23. Live Audience Requests at Bristol Food Connections Festival

    Roger McGough presents best-loved poems chosen by an audience at Bristol Food Connections.

    First broadcast: 18 May 2014

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  24. Food Glorious Food

    Delicious poems introduced by Roger McGough from Bristol Food Connections Festival.

    First broadcast: 11 May 2014

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  25. Edward Thomas, Charlotte Mew, Walter de la Mare

    Roger McGough presents a selection of poems written one hundred years ago.

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2014

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  26. Milosz and Dickinson

    Roger McGough presents a selection of poems by Czeslaw Milosz and Emily Dickinson.

    First broadcast: 09 Mar 2014

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  27. West African Poetry and Sinead Morrissey

    Roger McGough presents the winner of the 2014 TS Eliot prize and poetry from West Africa.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2014

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  28. A dollop of nonsense and a hint of spring

    Roger McGough presents poems that include a dollop of nonsense and a hint of spring.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 2014

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  29. 16/02/2014

    Roger McGough introduces poems requested by listeners.

    First broadcast: 16 Feb 2014

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  30. Islands and High Seas

    Poems on islands and high seas sail through this show, with Roger McGough at the helm.

    First broadcast: 09 Feb 2014

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