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Paul Farley

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 27 January 2014

This edition of With Great Pleasure was recorded at the new Birmingham Library as part of the Birmingham Literature Festival. Poet Paul Farley talks about the words and sounds that have inspired his writing. He recalls growing up in Liverpool listening to the Radio Four Shipping Forecast as well as the football scores on Sports Report, and learning to appreciate poetry from the women in his family.

Producer: Maggie Ayre.


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