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Roger McGough presents a programme in celebration of the islands around the UK, from Sark to Shetland. With poetry by AC Swinburne, TE Brown and Sorley MacLean. Producer Sally Heaven.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 10 Oct 2015 23:30

This Week's Poems


Snow in Sark

by Mervyn Peake

From Mervyn Peake – Collected Poems

Published by Fyfield Books


In Sark

by AC Swinburne

From Collected Poetical Works, Volume II [Algernon Charles Swinburne]

Published by Harper and Brothers


When the Hounds of Spring

by AC Swinburne

A Choice of Swinburne's Verse

Published by Faber & Faber


The Isles of Scilly

by Geoffrey Grigson

From The Isles of Scilly And Other Poems

Published by Routledge


A Bay in Anglesey

by John Betjeman

From The Best of Betjeman

Published by Penguin


The Anglo Welshman and his Friends

by Steve Griffiths

From Steve Griffiths – Selected Poems

Published by Seren


The Schooner

by TE Brown

From The Collected Poems of T E Brown

Published by MacMillan & Co


On the Point of Extinction

By Roger McGough

From Roger McGough – Collected Poems

Published by Viking



by Sorley McLean

From Sorley MacLean – From Wood to Ridge, Collected Poems in Gaelic and English

Published by Carcanet


The Angel

by Pauline Prior-Pitt

From Waiting Women

Published by Spike Press


Young, Chinese and Scottish

by Kevin MacNeil

From Love and Zen in the Outer Hebrides

Published by Canongate


The Whale

by George Mackay Brown

From The Collected Poems of George Mackay Brown

Published by John Murray



by Hugh MacDiarmid

From Hugh MacDiarmid – Selected Poetry

Published by Carcanet



by Helen Mort

From Division Street

Published by Chatto & Windus



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Presenter Roger McGough
Producer Sally Heaven


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