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Battlefield Poet: Keith Douglas

Documentary exploring the life and work of Keith Douglas, one of Britain's finest poets of the Second World War. Whilst the poets of 1914-18 are generally widely published, those writing during the Second World War are largely forgotten.

Poet Owen Sheers documents Douglas's extraordinary talents and combat experiences as a tank commander, from the epic battles of the Western Desert to his death in Normandy three days after D-Day.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 12 Nov 2010 04:00


Role Contributor
PresenterOwen Sheers
Executive ProducerFiona Morris
ProducerJulian Hendy
DirectorJulian Hendy