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Fiona Sampson and Glyn Maxwell

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Six poets reread Ted Hughes's groundbreaking book about how to write poetry, which began life in the 1960s as a series of BBC schools radio broadcasts.

Six poets re-read Ted Hughes' ground-breaking book about how to write poetry which began life in the 1960s as a series of BBC schools radio broadcasts. The programmes and chapters had titles like Capturing Animals, Meet My Folks, Moon Creatures, and Wind and Weather. Each is full of Ted Hughes' interests and energies. Not one mentions rhyme or metre. With Michael Rosen, Simon Armitage, Glyn Maxwell, Fiona Sampson, Jacob Sam-La Rose and Zaffar Kunial and archive readings from the original broadcasts by Ted Hughes.

Producer: Tim Dee.

30 minutes

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Sat 18 Jul 2015 23:30

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Presenter Roger McGough

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