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From the archive: four poets...

Gillian Clarke

Gillian Clarke

Broadcast | 15 Dec 2013

National Poet of Wales

Ian McMillan

Ian McMillan

Broadcast | 07 Nov 2010

Stand up poet

Rita Dove

Rita Dove

Broadcast | 22 Aug 1999

Poet

Sir Stephen Spender

Sir Stephen Spender

Broadcast | 02 Apr 1989

Poet

And six artists...

Peter Blake

Peter Blake

Broadcast | 23 Mar 1997

Pop artist

Cornelia Parker

Cornelia Parker

Broadcast | 16 Feb 2003

Artist

Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread

Broadcast | 26 Feb 2006

Artist

David Shepherd

David Shepherd

Broadcast | 17 Jan 1999

Wildlife artist

Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake

Broadcast | 01 Oct 2006

Illustrator, Children's writer

Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono

Broadcast | 10 Jun 2007

Artist, Musician

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Sir Andre Geim

Broadcast | 30 Mar 2014

Physicist, Nobel Prize winner

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