Roger McGough introduces poems about Scotland to mark the death of poet Edwin Morgan. Includes Scotland small? by Hugh MacDiarmid. The readers are Stella Gonet and Jimmy Yuill.
'Scotland small?' is the title of an indignant poem by Hugh MacDiarmid which sets the tone of this selection of requests for poems about Scotland. Stella Gonet and Jimmy Yuill read a varied selection of works by Scottish poets ancient and modern, from Sir Walter Scott to Liz Lochhead. In this programme Roger McGough also introduces requests for some poems by the internationally acclaimed Scottish poet Edwin Morgan who died aged 90 in August.
Producer: Mark Smalley.