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Florence Welch

Episode 1 of 4

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 01 February 2011

Poet Mr Gee is joined by singer Florence Welch to discuss her love of poetry.

Florence's album Lungs was the fastest selling debut in 2009. Reading and discussing their favourite poetry, Mr Gee delves deeper into her relationship with poetry and looks at how it has inspired her music.

Other guests in the series include Tori Amos, Tim Rice-Oxley and Billy Bragg.

Repeated from BBC Radio 4.


6 items
  • Untitled

    "I do not speak" by Stevie Smith

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    "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot

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    "The Nightingale and the Rose" by Oscar Wilde

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    "Lovesong" by Ted Hughes

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    "Here Bullet" by Brian Turner

  • Untitled

    "Her Kind" by Anne Sexton


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