Radio 3's cabaret of the word, featuring the best poetry, new writing and performance
With Kate Fox, Jenny Colgan, Matthew Ingram, Jarlath Killeen and Kiru Taye.
Fri 12 Apr 2019
Writing emotions with Aidan Moffat, RM Hubbert, Raymond Antrobus, Tara Bergin, Denise Mina
Fri 5 Apr 2019
The emotional language of Leonard Cohen: loneliness, longing, desire and celebration.
Fri 15 Mar 2019
With Richard Scott, Fiona Benson, Jack Bernhardt and Jenny Lewis
Fri 8 Mar 2019
The Verb on sexism and language with Ann Oakley, Siri Hustvedt, Salena Godden, Ingrid Plum
Fri 1 Mar 2019
Ian McMillan spends time with Patrick McGuinness, Kate Fox, Basia Howard and Nick Makoha.
Fri 15 Feb 2019
Dave Haslam, Geraldine Quigley, Rachael Young and Chris Green.
Fri 8 Feb 2019
Ian McMillan and guests celebrate writer, artist and critic John Ruskin.
Fri 1 Feb 2019
With Toby Litt, Holly Pester, Menna Elfyn and Rob Drummond.
Fri 25 Jan 2019
An extended conversation with poet Don Paterson.
Mon 14 Jan 2019
Ian McMillan comperes at the annual TS Eliot Prize readings at the Royal Festival Hall.
Fri 11 Jan 2019
Hearing colours and tasting words with Hannah Silva, LJ Rich, Rob Drummond and Ruth Padel
Fri 21 Dec 2018
Song and storytelling with Simon Armitage, Joanne Harris and Owen Roberts
Fri 14 Dec 2018
With Al Kennedy, Amy Liptrot, Marina Benjamin and Bridget Minamore.
Fri 7 Dec 2018
With Will Eaves, Ben Schott, Selina Nwulu and Jeremy Noel-Tod
Fri 30 Nov 2018
With Iain Sinclair, Kate Fox, Sam Illingworth and Marilyn Hacker
Fri 23 Nov 2018
Shaun Usher, Jo Neary and Jude Rogers are in the late-night language lock-in.
Fri 16 Nov 2018
Ian McMillan is joined by novelist Barbara Kingsolver.
Fri 9 Nov 2018
A chance to hear the poems from the Unwritten event at 'Contains Strong Language' in full
The Verb presents 'Unwritten: Caribbean Poems After The First World War'
Fri 2 Nov 2018
The Verb on The Midlands with Jonathan Coe, Liz Berry, Polar Bear
Fri 26 Oct 2018
featuring Yrsa Daley-Ward
Fri 19 Oct 2018
The Verb explores the forest as metaphor with Terry Deary and Pascale Petit
Fri 12 Oct 2018
The Verb on 'failure' with Kate Fox, Mohammed Hanif, Scanner and Bryony Kimmings
Fri 5 Oct 2018
The Verb at the 'Contains Strong Language' festival in Hull with the Foyle Young Poets
Fri 28 Sep 2018
The Verb at Contains Strong Language with Jackie Kay, Gruff Rhys and Louise Wallwein
Fri 21 Sep 2018
Join Ian and guests at the Latitude Festival's Speakeasy stage
Fri 14 Sep 2018
Ian McMillan is joined by Michael Palin, Anne Dudley, Jason Singh and Mojdeh Stoakley.
Fri 6 Jul 2018
The Verb celebrates the NHS at 70.
Fri 29 Jun 2018
The language and literature of northern rocks and climbing.
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