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Proms Poetry Competition

Ian McMillan, presenter of Radio 3's The Verb, Judith Palmer, Director of the Poetry Society, and poet Malika Booker announce the winners in the 12-18 and 19-and-over categories.

Poet Ian McMillan, presenter of Radio 3's The Verb, and Judith Palmer, Director of the Poetry Society, are joined by the poet Malika Booker to announce the winners of the 2019 Proms Poetry competition. They will be joined on stage by the winners in the two categories. The competition asks listeners to write poems inspired by the music in this year's season of Proms concerts.

The poems are read by Adjoa Andoh.

Producer: Fiona McLean

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59 minutes

Music Played

  • John Ireland

    The Solider

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Orchestra: Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Tom Higgins.
    • Elgar: The Fringes Of The Fleet etc..
    • Somm.
    • 8.

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