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15/02/2009

Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems by the late Adrian Mitchell, chosen and read by some of his friends and fellow poets.

Music : Lover Man performed by Charlie Parker

All the poems in this week's programme are by Adrian Mitchell and the books are published by Bloodaxe

Back in the Playground Blues
From: Blue Coffee

To Whom It May Concern
From: Tell Me Lies - Poems 2005-2008

A Puppy Called Puberty
From: Blue Coffee

Ten Ways to Avoid Lending Your Wheelbarrow to Anybody
From: Tell Me Lies - Poems 2005-2008

Every Day is Mothering Sunday to Me
From: The Shadow Knows

The Doorbell
From: Tell Me Lies - Poems 2005-2008

Sorry Bout That
From: Tell Me Lies - Poems 2005-2008

Disguise
From: The Shadow Knows

William Blake Says Everything That Lives is Holy
From: The Shadow Knows

Death is Smaller Than I Thought
From: In Person, 30 Poets

A Spell to Make a Bad Hour Pass
From: Heart on the Left:– Poems 1953 - 1984

Music: Poetry Glues Your Soul Together
Words by Adrian Mitchell
Music by Mike Westbrook
From “Tyger” by Adrian Mitchell performed at the National Theatre

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 21 Feb 2009 23:30