A selection of programmes and clips relating to poets and their poetry.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of metaphor.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the war poet Siegfried Sassoon.
Musician Peter Hook talks to poet John Cooper Clarke in the tag-team talk show.
Poet and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney is in conversation with Mark Lawson.
Clare Balding is joined by the former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss TS Eliot's seminal poem The Waste Land.
Melvyn Bragg explores the strange and mystical world of the Irish poet W B Yeats.
James Naughtie's guest is Carol Ann Duffy, one of the most widely read British poets.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Greek and Roman love poetry.
Simon Armitage discusses his translation of the epic poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Melvyn Bragg examines the Metaphysical poets, including John Donne and Andrew Marvell.
Poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan joins Kirsty Young to choose his Desert Island Discs.
Andrew Motion champions the life of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate for over 40 years
Greek poet Sappho - intellectual or vamp?
John Major discusses the life of Rudyard Kipling, poet to the British Empire.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem In Memoriam.
Christine Finn visits the house that was the poet Wilfred Owen's final refuge in France.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Victorian poet Christina Rossetti.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads.