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The Essay, How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear Episode guide

  1. Ralph Steadman

    5/5 Artist Ralph Steadman casts a cartoonist's eye over poet Edward Lear's work.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2012

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  2. Caroline Arscott

    4/5 Art historian Professor Caroline Arscott considers Edward Lear's work as an artist.

    First broadcast: 03 May 2012

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  3. Robert Crawford

    3/5 Poet and academic Robert Crawford explores Edward Lear's literary legacy.

    First broadcast: 02 May 2012

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  4. Matthew Bevis

    2/5 Writer Matthew Bevis explores the historical development of Edward Lear's nonsense poetry.

    First broadcast: 01 May 2012

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  5. Sara Lodge

    1/5 Writer and academic Sara Lodge considers Edward Lear as a tragicomic writer.

    First broadcast: 30 Apr 2012

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