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2018 Proms Poetry Competition

Ian McMillan, presenter of BBC Radio 3’s The Verb, Judith Palmer, director of the Poetry Society, and poet Helen Mort announce the winners in the 12-18 and 19 and over categories.

Poet Ian McMillan, presenter of BBC Radio 3’s The Verb, and Judith Palmer, Director of the Poetry Society, are joined by poet Helen Mort to announce the winners of the 2018 Proms Poetry competition. They will be joined on stage by the winners in the 12-18 and 19 and over categories. The reader is Carolyn Pickles. The competition asks listeners to write poems responding to the Proms and the music in this year's season of concerts.

Producer: Fiona McLean

59 minutes

Music Played

  • Erik Satie

    Jack in the Box

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Decca.

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