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City Streets and Seashores

The Echo Chamber, Series 2 Episode 2 of 4

Paul Farley meets Roy Fisher and Michael Longley: two of the greatest older poets at work in English today. City streets and the seashore sing loud in their poems. Roy Fisher's long sequence City about Birmingham is the best poetic account of modern urban life. Michael Longley has been writing lyric poems about a short stretch of the coastline of County Mayo for decades. Producer: Tim Dee.

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30 minutes

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Sat 16 Nov 2013 23:30