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Liz Berry

Liz Berry joins Roger McGough to present a selection of her favourite poems from listener requests. Choices include, Dylan Thomas, Charlotte Mew, Kathleen Jamie, James Wright, Thomas Hardy, Sharon Olds, Wendy Pratt and Jackie Kay.

Producer: Sarah Addezio.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 24 Feb 2018 23:30

This Week's Poems


Birmingham Roller

By Liz Berry

From Black Country

Published by Chatto and Windus


Opening to 'Under Milk Wood'

By Dylan Thomas

Published by Penguin Classics


The Farmer's Bride

By Charlotte Mew

Charlotte Mew – Collected Poems

Published by Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd


Nan Hardwicke Turns Into a Hare

By Wendy Pratt

Published by Prolebooks


Extract from ‘Republic of Motherhood’

By Liz Berry

Published by Chatto and Windus

Due to be realeased July 2018


The Tay Moses

By Kathleen Jamie

From Jizzen

Published by Picador



By James Wright

From Above the River – The Complete Poems

Published by Bloodaxe


The Darkling Thrush

By Thomas Hardy

From The Oxford Authors – Thomas Hardy

Published by Oxford University Press


True Love

By Sharon Olds

From Staying Alive

Published by Bloodaxe



By Jackie Kay

From Darling: New and Selected Poems

Published by Bloodaxe


Role Contributor
Presenter Roger McGough
Interviewed Guest Liz Berry
Producer Sarah Addezio


  • Sun 18 Feb 2018 16:30
  • Sat 24 Feb 2018 23:30

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