50/50 With Paul Muldoon reading his poem The Loaf from the series Work in Progress in 2001.
49/50 Ian McMillan presents an archive broadcast by former national poet of Wales Gwyneth Lewis.
48/50 Jean 'Binta' Breeze reads her poems The Month of March and The Fifth Figure.
47/50 Scottish poet Robert Crawford reads his poems The Tip of My Tongue and Credo.
46/50 A specially commissioned poem by former Scottish national poet Liz Lochhead.
45/50 Archive recording in which Paul Durcan reads his poems Diarrhoea Attack and Sign of Peace.
44/50 Archive broadcast by poet Gillian Clarke, who reads her works The Beginning and Flood.
43/50 Ian McMillan introduces an archive radio broadcast from 2000 by poet UA Fanthorpe.
42/50 Readings by Simon Armitage, including excerpt from his poem Goalkeeper with a Cigarette.
41/50 Archive readings by Scottish poets Norman MacCaig and Sorley MacLean.
40/50 Archive recording by Peter Reading, who reads an excerpt from his poem Three.
39/50 Archive Radio 3 recordings by poets Lavinia Greenlaw and Kathleen Jamie.
38/50 Archive recording by poet Thom Gunn, who reads from his work The Man with Night Sweats.
37/50 Archive recordings by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, who reads two of her works.
36/50 Archive broadcast: James Berry reflects on his life as he reads a selection of his poetry.
35/50 Archive recording of poet Jo Shapcott reading from her collection Electroplating the Baby.
34/50 Grace Nichols, John Agard and Fred D'Aguiar read their work in 1982 archive recordings.
33/50 Archive recording of Tony Harrison reading his poems Them and Us and On Not Being Milton.
32/50 Archive recording from 1985 by Fleur Adcock, who reads two of her poems.
31/50 Archive broadcasts from 1988 in which Wendy Cope reads three of her poems.
30/50 Archive recording by Kamau Brathwaite, who reads his poems Calypso and The Emigrants.
29/50 Archive recordings from the 1980s in which Sean O'Brien and Mick Imlah read their poems.
28/50 An archive broadcast from 1983 in which James Fenton reads his poem Prison Island.
27/50 A 1983 recording of Elizabeth Jennings reading her poems Thunder and a Boy and In a Garden
26/50 Archive recordings, with readings by poets Christopher Reid and Craig Raine.
25/50 Archive broadcast in which poet Charles Causley reads his work On Launceston Castle.
24/50 Archive broadcasts of Iain Crichton Smith reading his poems in Poetry Now in 1976 and 1981
23/50 Archive poetry readings from the 1970s, from Douglas Dunn and Michael Longley.
22/50 An archive broadcast from 1979 by Geoffrey Hill, who reads a selection of his poems.
21/50 Recordings of George Mackay Brown and WS Graham reading poems about loss and memory.