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23/10/2011

Roger McGough presents a weekly selection of favourite poetry requested by listeners.

Roger goes in search of happiness, with the help of Raymond Carver and Charles Bukowski. There are some spooky diversions along the way, with poems by Kipling and John Drinkwater. Robin Robertson also reads his own poem The Wood of Lost Things, and there are some surreal offerings from Galway Kinnell, having breakfast with Keats, and a spot of de-cluttering with the beat poet Gregory Corso. The readers are Garrick Hagon and Bill Paterson

Producer: Sarah Langan.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 29 Oct 2011 23:30
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