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Phil Collins, Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, Patrick Ness

Phil Collins discusses his new memoir Not Dead Yet; Poets Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke on their anthology of 'essential poems'; Patrick Ness on Doctor Who.

As Phil Collins announces his return to the stage for his first live dates in 10 years, the former Genesis frontman discusses that and his new memoir Not Dead Yet.

Two laureates, Gillian Clarke, who was the National Poet of Wales, and Carol Ann Duffy, talk about The Map and the Clock, their new anthology that moves through 14 centuries, several languages and all over these islands, to present their choice of the poetry of Britain and Ireland.

Writer Patrick Ness is best known for his Carnegie-winning novels for young adults, including Monsters of Men and A Monster Calls. He discusses his first foray into television with Class, a new BBC spin-off of Doctor Who which sees a group of students try to save their school from attack.

Presenter John Wilson
Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Phil Collins

    Duration: 14:33

  • Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke

    Duration: 07:35

  • Patrick Ness

    Duration: 05:38

Phil Collins - Not Dead Yet

Phil Collins - Not Dead Yet
Phil Collins' memoir Not Dead Yet is out now
Main picture shows Phil Collins 
Photo credit: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images

Gillian Clarke and Carol Ann Duffy - The Map and the Clock

Gillian Clarke and Carol Ann Duffy - The Map and the Clock
The Map and the Clock is published on 20 October
Photo credit for Carol Ann Duffy: Michael J Woods

Class

Class
Find the first two episodes of Class on BBC Three BBC iPlayer from Saturday 

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Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Phil Collins
Interviewed Guest Carol Ann Duffy
Interviewed Guest Gillian Clarke
Interviewed Guest Patrick Ness
Producer Jerome Weatherald

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