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
This Week's Poems
Still I Rise
By Maya Angelou
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
By WB Yeats
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
By Hilaire Belloc