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Robert Burns: The People's Poet

Andrew O'Hagan travels through the landscape of modern Scotland in a poetic journey to the places that inspired Robert Burns and to discover the story of his wild, dramatic life.

Writer Andrew O'Hagan asks what made Robert Burns one of the world's favourite poets, as Scotland celebrates the 250th anniversary of the birth of one of its most famous sons. He travels through the landscape of modern Scotland in a poetic journey to the places that inspired Burns and to discover the story of his wild and dramatic life.

1 hour, 28 minutes

On TV

Next Monday 23:15

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:20

    The Proclaimers

    I'm on My Way

  • 00:41

    Michael Jackson

    Is It Scary / Threatened (Immortal Version) (feat. 50 Cent & Rockwell)

  • 00:50

    Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan

    Dusty Wreath

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Presenter Andrew O'Hagan

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