Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Will Self, Dannie Abse and Fred D'Aguiar

From the BBC Radio Theatre in Broadcasting House. Ian McMillan talks to poets Dannie Abse and Fred D'Aguiar, and introduces writing from novelist Will Self.

Ian McMillan presents Radio 3's cabaret of the word in front of an audience at the Radio Theatre in Broadcasting House.

He talks to veteran poet Dannie Abse about his six decades of writing.

American poet Fred D'Aguiar reads from his collection Continental Shelf, and reveals new work The Pirate Songbook - with a little musical help from Meone.

Novelist Will Self presents an extract from book, Walking to the World, which charts his journey from the late JG Ballard's house in Shepperton to The World in Dubai, a collection of artificial islands shaped like countries.

And writer and performer Zena Edwards presents tales from the London Underground - Tube Sage (R)

Producer Belinda NaylorLaura Thomas.

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Feb 2010 21:15

Broadcasts

35 Years of Spoken Word

35 Years of Spoken Word

A season of Poetry and Performance from Hull.

BBC Arts

BBC Arts

Explore the BBC Arts website and discover the best of British art and culture.

The Dylan Thomas Collection

The Dylan Thomas Collection

Listen to programmes, poetry readings and commentary from Radio 3's Dylan Thomas Day.

Podcast