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Roger McGough returns with half an hour of pure poetry. With poems about teachers, moons, notable pauses, railway trips, and other journeys including poems by Edward Thomas and Carol Ann Duffy. Keen fell walker and poetry fan Stuart Maconie reads Scafell Pike by the Cumbrian poet, Norman Nicholson, and Roger finds out what a discobolus is in a strange, ranting verse by the painter poet Samuel Butler. The readers are Jonjo O'Neill, Alison McKenna and Peter Marinker.
Producer: Sarah Langan.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 14 May 2011 23:30

How Poetic Could You Be?


A quiz which tests how poetic you can be in everyday interactions.