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BBC Proms, 2013 Season, Proms Plus Literary Episode guide

  1. Proms Poetry Competition

    Ian McMillan introduces the winning entries in the 2013 Proms Poetry Competition.

    First broadcast: 06 Sep 2013

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  2. Louis MacNeice

    Poets Andrew Motion and Paul Farley celebrate the life and work of poet Louis MacNeice.

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2013

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  3. The Sound of Outer Space

    Matthew Sweet talks to Anna Meredith and Miguel Mera about composing the sound of space.

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2013

  4. Britten 100: Billy Budd

    Writers Philip Hoare and Jamila Gavin discuss Herman Melville's novella Billy Budd.

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2013

  5. Music and Cinema

    Debbie Wiseman and David Benedict on the ways film-makers have created mood with music.

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2013

  6. Britten and Poetry

    The relationship between Benjamin Britten's music and the poetry which inspired it.

    First broadcast: 20 Aug 2013

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  7. The Life and Legacy of Rudolf Nureyev

    Monica Mason celebrates the life and legacy of the great ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev.

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2013

  8. Sylvia Plath

    Lavinia Greenlaw and Sally Bayley reflect on the achievement of Sylvia Plath.

    First broadcast: 08 Aug 2013

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  9. Scott, Burns and Beethoven

    Robert Crawford and Fiona Stafford on the links between Scott, Burns and Beethoven.

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2013

  10. Michael Tippett

    Rana Mitter introduces an anthology of readings on English composer Michael Tippett.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2013

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  11. Light Music at the BBC

    Simon Heffer and Andrew O'Hagan on the halcyon days of light music at the BBC.

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2013

  12. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

    John le Carre celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.

    First broadcast: 29 Jul 2013

  13. Staging Wagner

    Designer Peter Mumford and Dr John Snelson of the ROH on the challenges of staging Wagner.

    First broadcast: 27 Jul 2013

  14. Playing Falstaff

    Timothy West and Desmond Barrit discuss Falstaff, one of Shakespeare's greatest characters

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2013

  15. Poles in Britain

    Writer Eva Hoffman on the art and literature created by Polish artists today.

    First broadcast: 17 Jul 2013

  16. Mahler in Words

    Conductor Kenneth Woods presents a selection of readings about Gustav Mahler.

    First broadcast: 15 Jul 2013

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