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Dial-a-Poem

Poet Brian Patten explores the 1960s counter-culture through its radical and occasionally risqué poetry. From June 2013.

Brian Patten, one of the original Liverpool poets, explores how radical, subversive and occasionally risqué poetry - rooted in the counter-culture of the late 1960s - became available to a mass audience at the end of a phone line for the first time.

Dial-a-Poem changed the public face of poetry for generations.

Producer: Llinos Jones
A Terrier production for BBC Radio 4.

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58 minutes

Last on

Sun 24 Jun 2018 03:00

Broadcasts

  • Sat 29 Jun 2013 20:00
  • Sat 20 Aug 2016 08:00
  • Sat 20 Aug 2016 15:00
  • Sun 21 Aug 2016 03:00
  • Sat 23 Jun 2018 08:00
  • Sat 23 Jun 2018 15:00
  • Sun 24 Jun 2018 03:00

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