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Embarrassing Bodies

Alternative poetry series, with Radio 4 poet-in-residence Daljit Nagra. Ocean Vuong, Andrew McMillan, Leyla Josephine, Richard Scott, Emily Berry and Kathryn Maris.

In this month's episode - Embarrassing Bodies - Daljit talks to poets writing about shame, offence, embarrassment and self-consciousness. With poems from Andrew McMillan, Leyla Josephine, Richard Scott, Emily Berry, Kathryn Maris and Ocean Vuong.

Blast is a new alternative poetry series for Radio 4, presented by Radio 4's poet-in-residence Daljit Nagra, recorded at festivals and events around the UK and on location with the best new poets and spoken word artists. Previous episodes have featured PJ Harvey, Don Paterson, Kayo Chingonyi, Patricia Lockwood, Michael Pedersen, Theresa Lola, Lisa Luxx, Raymond Antrobus, Wayne Holloway-Smith, Miriam Nash and Zeina Hashem Beck.

Produced by Mair Bosworth and Hana Walker-Brown.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 11 Sep 2017 23:00

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