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Fearnought

Sunday 30 December 2007 16:30-17:00 (Radio 4 FM)

Repeated: Saturday 5 January 2008 23:30-0:00 (Radio 4 FM)


Mario Petrucci's collection of poems evokes the workhouse at Southwell, Nottinghamshire, The model for a system that sheltered, but gave little comfort to, generations of paupers, Southwell has been restored to its 1840s austerity. Fearnought was a coarse cloth used to make jackets for inmates.

Read some poems from Fearnought on Mario Petrucci's website.

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