With Carolyn Forché, Kaveh Akbar, Juana Adcock and Sandeep Parmar. Read more
The Ledbury Festival
With Carolyn Forché, Kaveh Akbar, Juana Adcock and Sandeep Parmar.
Domestic Violence - in language, myths, and fairy stories
Ian McMillan and guests on the language and myths of domestic violence.
Ian McMillan talks to Salman Rushdie about his writing process and 'cancel culture'.
Nature Poetry: Experiments in Living
With Simon Armitage, Moniza Alvi and Jade Cuttle
Wordsworth: Experiments in Living at Contains Strong Language
The Verb comes from Grasmere to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Wordsworth's birth.
Landscape & Language: Experiments in Living
Record at the Contains Strong Language Festival.
Claudia Rankine - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan is joined by the American poet Claudia Rankine to explore her writing.
Oil Stories - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan and guests look at the way poets have written about oil and the oil industry.
The Poetry of Walls: Inside Out at the Southbank Centre
New poetry inspired by the limestone and concrete walls of London's Southbank Centre.
Comedy writing in difficult times: Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan is joined by Ben Schott, Kate Fox, Grainne Maguire and Matt Winning
The Changing Language of Veganism: Experiments in Living
With Benjamin Zephaniah, Jonathan Safran Foer, Agustina Bazterrica and Rachael Allen
Green Memoir - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan and guests on 'green' memoir, our intimacy with landscape and its language.
Zero-Growth Writing - Experiments in Living
Zero-Growth with Yanis Varoufakis, Patrick McGuinness, Jade Cuttle and Seren Griffiths.
Margaret Atwood - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan talks to Margaret Atwood about her writing process.
Brazil - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan’s guests celebrate and explore the writers of Brazil.
Christmas Lights Verb - Experiments in Living
The Christmas Verb, with Floella Benjamin, John Cooper Clarke and Susie Dent.
Optimism in Stories for Children - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan with Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Gaia Vince, Smriti Halls and Kate Fox.
Writing the Weather - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan talks to Jenny Offill, Alice Oswald and Wayne Binitie about weather language.
T.S. Eliot Prize
Ian McMillan presents readings from poets shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.
Ian McMillan, Testament and Ira Lightman explore words and walking.
Ian McMillan and guests explore the challenge of crime writing.
Gratitude - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan with Michael Symmons Roberts, Leafcutter John, Jack Bernhardt and Kate Fox.
The Great Gatsby
Ian McMillan is joined by Sarah Churchwell, Inua Ellams, LJ Rich and Jonathan Bate.
Writing at Home - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan on 'writing at home' with Maggie O'Farrell and Brian Bilston.
Spring Poetry: ambivalence and beauty - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan is joined by Paul Farley, Caleb Femi and Penelope Lively to celebrate spring.
Planets - Experiments in Living
Planets and poetry with Ian McMillan and guests including Bettany Hughes and JO Morgan.
Determination in Writing - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan is joined by guests including Paula Byrne and Iona Lee.
Pausing and Punctuation - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan punctuates with Kei Miller, Angela Leighton, Eley Williams and Kate Fox.
Writing Technology - Experiments in Living
Isy Suttie and other writers on how technology shapes our time and thinking.
Collaborations - Experiments in Living
Ian McMillan is joined by collaborators: Nicci Gerard and Sean French and Harry and Chris.