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Big Ben's Chimes Episode 1 of 7

A new poem by Ian McMillan celebrates exactly 90 years since Big Ben first heralded the New Year on BBC Radio.

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Wed 31 Dec 2014 18:00

Ninety Years of Big Ben's Chimes ringing in the New Year on the BBC

Ian McMillan

Ian McMillan has written 7 poems reflecting on the iconic status of the great bell.