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Poetry Postcards

Made for 4 Extra. Daljit Nagra introduces Poetry Postcards with poets from the Commonwealth. Hosted by Razia Iqbal. From 2014.

Poet Daljit Nagra revisits the BBC's radio poetry archive selecting Poetry Postcards.

In 2014 Glasgow hosted the Commonwealth Games. For this programme a poet from each participating nation and territory were invited to send a poem to Glasgow for the Games.

Razia Iqbal discusses the common themes arising from the collection with four of the participating poets: Sasenarine Persaud from Guyana; Nigerian journalist and poet Tolu Ogunlesi; Toni Stuart, a performance poet from South Africa; and Trinidadian Vahni Capildeo.

Produced by Liza Greig.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.

30 minutes