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Live Audience Requests at Bristol Food Connections Festival

Roger McGough presents the programme's best-loved poems, as chosen by the audience at Bristol Food Connections. With readers James Fleet, Alex Lanipekun and Pippa Haywood.

Roger McGough presents a selection of the programme's most-requested poems, as chosen by the audience at Bristol Food Connections festival.

With readers James Fleet, Alex Lanipekun and Pippa Haywood.

No emailing or posting requests this time: here Roger comes eyeball-to-eyeball with his listeners to find out why they want the poem they've chosen.

Will it be WB Yeats, Maya Angelou, Shakespeare or Robert Frost? Roger and readers won't know until the audience make their choice.

Readers...James Fleet, Alex Lanipekun and Pippa Haywood
Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 24 May 2014 23:30

This Week's Poems

Still I Rise

By Maya Angelou 

 

The Lake Isle of Innisfree

By WB Yeats

 

Timothy Winters

By Charles Causley

 

To a Fat Lady Seen from a Train

By Frances Cornford

 

To His Coy Mistress

By Andrew Marvell

 

‘How do I love thee? Let me count the ways’

By Elizabeth Barrett Browning

 

When You are Old

By WB Yeats

 

The Naming of Parts

By Henry Reed

 

Not Waving but Drowning

By Stevie Smith

 

Tarantella

By Hilaire Belloc

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roger McGough
Reader James Fleet
Reader Alex Lanipekun
Reader Pippa Haywood
Producer Mary Ward-Lowery

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