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Clip from The World According to Robert Burns - Episode 1

Duration: 02:48

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, writer Andrew O'Hagan asks what made this man one of the world's favourite poets. He sidesteps dusty archives, heading instead for the pubs, farms and churches which the poet once knew and where the rhythms of life that fuelled his wild imagination still pulse.

Available since: Fri 14 Jan 2011

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The World According to Robert Burns Episode 1

Writer Andrew O'Hagan asks what made Robert Burns one of the world's favourite poets.

First broadcast: 05 Jan 2009

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