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'Play' in urban design, Gillian Allnutt

Philip Dodd explores the importance of 'play' in urban design with Stephen Witherford, Clare Melhuish, Ben van Bruggen and Jonathan Glancy. Plus poet Gillian Allnutt.

Philip Dodd considers the importance of 'play' in the way our city centres are designed, built, look and feel in the 21st century with architect Stephen Witherford, social anthropologist Clare Melhuish, urban planner Ben van Bruggen, and Jonathan Glancey author of 'What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower?'.

Plus, Durham poet Gillian Allnutt discusses a life in words and receiving the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower? by Jonathan Glancey is published on the 28th of February.

Gillian Allnutt's latest collection poetry, Indwelling, is published by Bloodaxe Books.

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45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Stephen Witherford
Interviewed Guest Clare Melhuish
Interviewed Guest Ben van Bruggen
Interviewed Guest Jonathan Glancey
Interviewed Guest Gillian Allnutt

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