The Verb, words and performance with poet Ian McMillan : language at its most creative interviews,…
Ian McMillan presents Radio 3's Cabaret of the Word, which this week includes electro-pop pioneer Gary Numan on writing lyrics for his new album 'Dead Son Rising', writer Ros Barber on impersonating Shakespeare in her remarkable verse novel 'The Marlowe Papers' (Sceptre), science fiction writer Geoff Ryman - who asks what 'science' meant to The Bard, Kwame Kwei Armah's contribution to the 'My Own Shakespeare' series, and there's also music from Robin Scott, Jamie Akers and Lindsey Cleary who perform 'O Never Say That I Was False of Heart'' from 'Shakespeare The Sonnets' (Abbey records).
Poetry Proms Competition coming soon ... see website for details.
Producer: Faith Lawrence.
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