6/6 Clare Balding is joined by the former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion.
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Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads.
5/5 How the invention of writing made the scientific revolution of the Enlightenment possible.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Victorian poet Christina Rossetti.
Christine Finn visits the house that was the poet Wilfred Owen's final refuge in France.
4/6 John Cooper Clarke interviews Kevin Eldon in Radio 4's tag-team interview show.
3/6 Peter Hook, who was interviewed by Simon Day last time, talks to John Cooper Clarke.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem In Memoriam.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Byron's poem Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of metaphor.