Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19880104]

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners.

Presented by Vernon Scannell Readers MARTIN JARVIS and ROSALINE SHANKS

Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol. Stereo

Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, BristolBS82LR

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880104]

Presented By: Vernon Scannell

Presented By: Readers Martin Jarvis

Producer: Margaret Bradley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880111]

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners. Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers GEOFFREY BEEVERS and CAROUNE JOHN

Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol

Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS82LR

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880111]

Presented By: Kevin Crossley-Holland

Presented By: Readers Geoffrey Beevers

Presented By: Caroune John

Producer: Margaret Bradley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880118]

Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers CAROLINE JOHN and GEOFFREY BEEVERS

Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol

Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880118]

Presented By: Kevin Crossley-Holland

Presented By: Readers Caroline John

Presented By: Geoffrey Beevers

Producer: Margaret Bradley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880125]

Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers GEOFFREY BEEVERS and CAROLINE JOHN

Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol

Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS82LR

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880125]

Presented By: Kevin Crossley-Holland

Presented By: Readers Geoffrey Beevers

Presented By: Caroline John

Producer: Margaret Bradley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900101]

Readers: Sunon Rae.

Readers: Eleanor Bron

Readers: Stephen Thorne.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900108]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Michael Tudor

Unknown: Liane Aukin.

Unknown: Dannie Abse.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900115]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Readers Liane Aukin

Unknown: Michael Tudor Barnes.

Unknown: Dannie Abse.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900129]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Liane Aukin

Readers: Michael Tudor Barnes.

Unknown: Dannie Abse.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900205]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Geoffrey Beevers.

Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900212]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900219]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900226]

Readers: Sunon Rae.

Readers: Geoffrey Beevers.

Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900305]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Unknown: Fleur Adcock.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900312]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Rosalind Shanks.

Unknown: Fleur Adcock.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900319]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900326]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900402]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Readers: Bonnie Hurren.

Unknown: Sir Stephen Spender.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900409]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Readers: Bonnie Hurren.

Unknown: Sir Stephen Spender.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900416]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Andrew Sachs

Unknown: Matthew Arnold

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900423]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900430]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900507]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests. Readers

David Goodland and Judith Pearson.

Guest Adrian Henri. Producer Susan Roberts BBC Bristol. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900507]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Judith Pearson.

Unknown: Adrian Henri.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900514]

with Simon Rae.

Readers Judith Pearson and David Goodland. Guest Adrian Henri. Producer Susan Roberts BBC Bristol

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900514]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Judith Pearson

Readers: David Goodland.

Unknown: Adrian Henri.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900528]

Presenter Simon Rae.

Readers Judith Pearson and David Goodland.

Guest Adrian Henri. Producer Susan Roberts BBC Bristol. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900528]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900604]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Thomas Hardy

Unknown: Dr Alan Chedzoy

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900618]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Dorothy Wordsworth.

Unknown: Dr Robert Woof

Unknown: Tony Harrison

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900625]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Dr Robert Woof

Unknown: Tony Harrison

Unknown: William Wordsworth.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900702]

Unknown: Simon Rae.

Unknown: Tony Harrison

Unknown: John Keats.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900709]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Tony Harrison

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900716]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Martin Jarvis

Unknown: Liz Lochhead.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900723]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Martin Jarvis.

Unknown: Liz Lochhead.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900730]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Martin Jarvis

Unknown: Liz Lochhead.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900806]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900813]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Kenneth Baker

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Readers: Rosalind Shanks.

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Kate McAii.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900827]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Alan Bennett.

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Kate McAii.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900903]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Margaret Drabble.

Readers: Ronald Pickup.

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Margaret Bradley.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900910]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900917]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900924]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Lin Sagovsky

Readers: David Goodiand

Unknown: John Whitworth.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901001]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: Lin Sagovsky.

Unknown: John Whitworth.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901008]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901015]

Readers: Simon Rae.

Readers: John Matshikiza

Readers: Elaine Ives-Cameron

Unknown: Derek Walcott.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901022]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Elaine Ives-Cameron

Readers: John Matshikiza

Unknown: Derek Walcott.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901029]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901105]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Ruth McCabe

Readers: Ian McElhinney.

Unknown: Paul Durcan.

Producer: Pam Brighton.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901112]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Thomas McDonagh

Unknown: Louis MacNeice

Unknown: Patrick Kavanagh

Readers: Ruth McCabe

Readers: Ian McElhinney.

Unknown: Paul Durcan.

Producer: Pam Brighton.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901119]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901126]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Ruth McCabe

Readers: Ian McElhinney.

Unknown: Paul Durcan.

Producer: Pam Brighton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901203]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Nicola Davies

Unknown: Nick Chilvers

Unknown: John Matshikiza.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901210]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Emma Fielding

Readers: Damian Jennings

Talks: Betty Mulcahy

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901217]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Nick Chilvers.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910107]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests.

Readers Barbara Jefford and Denys Hawthorne. Guest Paul Muldoon.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

0 REQUESTS to: 'Poetry

Please!', BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Readers: Denys Hawthorne.

Unknown: Paul Muldoon.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910107]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Readers: Denys Hawthorne.

Unknown: Paul Muldoon.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910114]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Denys Hawthorne and Barbara Jefford , and guest Paul Muldoon.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

0 REQUESTS to: 'Poetry Please!', BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Denys Hawthorne

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Unknown: Paul Muldoon.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910114]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Denys Hawthorne

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Unknown: Paul Muldoon.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910121]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Barbara Jefford and Denys Hawthorne , and guest Paul Muldoon.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

0 REQUESTS to: 'Poetry Pleasel', BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Readers: Denys Hawthorne

Unknown: Paul Muldoon.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910121]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Readers: Denys Hawthorne

Unknown: Paul Muldoon.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910204]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers

Rosalind Shanks and Ben Onwukwe and guest James Berry. producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Ben Onwukwe

Unknown: James Berry.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910204]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Ben Onwukwe

Unknown: James Berry.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910211]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers

Rosalind Shanks and Ben Onwukwe and guest James Berry.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Ben Onwukwe

Unknown: James Berry.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910211]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910218]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers

Rosalind Shanks and Ben Onwukwe and guest James Berry.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Ben Onwukwe

Unknown: James Berry.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910218]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910225]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers

Rosalind Shanks and Ben Onwukwe and guest James Berry.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

• CASSETTE: 'Poetry Please!', from retailers

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Ben Onwukwe

Unknown: James Berry.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910225]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910304]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers

Rosalind Shanks and Ben Onwukwe and guest James Berry.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please! BBC. Bnstol BS8 2LR

â—? CASSETTE: Poetry Please!, from retailers

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Ben Onwukwe

Unknown: James Berry.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910304]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910311]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests. With readers

Tim Pigott-Smith and Elizabeth Bell and guest Andrew Motion. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

* CASSETTE: Poetry Please!, from retailers

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Andrew Motion.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910311]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Andrew Motion.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910318]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers

Elizabeth Bell and Tim Pigott-Smith , and guest Andrew Motion. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

0 CASSETTE: Poetry Please!, from retailers

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Elizabeth Bell

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Andrew Motion.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910318]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Elizabeth Bell

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Andrew Motion.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910325]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests. With readers

Elizabeth Bell and Tim Pigott-Smith and guest

Andrew Motion.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Andrew Motion.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910325]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Andrew Motion.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910401]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests.

Readers Andrew Sachs and Simon Jones.

Guest Alan Jenkins.

Producer Susan Roberts Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please'. BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Readers: Simon Jones.

Unknown: Alan Jenkins.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910401]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Readers: Simon Jones.

Unknown: Alan Jenkins.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910408]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests. With readers

Rosalind Shanks and Andrew Sachs and guest

Ursula Fanthorpe.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Piease', BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

0 CASSETTE: Poetry Please'. from retailers

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Unknown: Ursula Fanthorpe.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910408]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Unknown: Ursula Fanthorpe.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910415]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests. With readers

Andrew Sachs and Rosalind Shanks and guest Ursula Fanthorpe. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

• CASSETTE: Poetry Please!, from retailers

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Unknown: Ursula Fanthorpe.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910415]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Unknown: Ursula Fanthorpe.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910422]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers

Rosalind Shanks and Andrew Sachs and guest U A Fanthorpe.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910422]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910429]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests read by Ronald Pickup.

Guests, poet Wendy Cope and artist Nicholas Garland take a look at poetry illustration.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Ronald Pickup.

Unknown: Wendy Cope

Artist: Nicholas Garland

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910429]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Ronald Pickup.

Unknown: Wendy Cope

Artist: Nicholas Garland

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910506]

Simon Rae introduces listeners' requests, including The Lady of Shalott by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

Readers Andrew Sachs and Rosalind Shanks.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Readers: Rosalind Shanks.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910506]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Readers: Rosalind Shanks.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910513]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Ronald

Pickup and Elizabeth Bell and guest Philip Gross.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Elizabeth Bell

Unknown: Philip Gross.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910513]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Elizabeth Bell

Unknown: Philip Gross.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910520]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Elizabeth Bell and Ronald Pickup and guest Philip Gross.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Ronald Pickup

Unknown: Philip Gross.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910520]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Ronald Pickup

Unknown: Philip Gross.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910527]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910527]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910603]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests.

Readers Tim Pigott-Smith and Elizabeth Bell and guest Gavin Ewart.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo â—? REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Gavin Ewart.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910603]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Gavin Ewart.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910610]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Tim Pigott-Smith and Elizabeth Bell and guest Gavin Ewart.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

0 WITH GREAT PLEASURE: Maya Angelou will present her choice of poetry and prose before a live audience in the Pans Theatre.

London, on Wednesday 19 June at 7.30pm. For tickets, telephone 0[number removed]

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Gavin Ewart.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Unknown: Maya Angelou

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910610]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Gavin Ewart.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Unknown: Maya Angelou

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910617]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Tim Pigott-Smith and Elizabeth Bell and guest Gavin Ewart.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 9 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith

Unknown: Gavin Ewart.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910617]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910624]

Presented by Simon Rae.

Robert Powell reads from The Armada, and Horatius from The Lays of Ancient Rome, by Thomas Babington , Lord Macaulay.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

0 CASSETTE: Poetry Please!, from retailers

Contributors

Presented By: Simon Rae.

Presented By: Robert Powell

Unknown: Thomas Babington

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910624]

Presented By: Simon Rae.

Presented By: Robert Powell

Unknown: Thomas Babington

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910708]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Ronald

Pickup and Diana Bishop and guest Gillian Clarke. Producers Susan Roberts and Viv Beeby. Stereo

0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Diana Bishop

Unknown: Gillian Clarke.

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Viv Beeby.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910708]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Diana Bishop

Unknown: Gillian Clarke.

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Viv Beeby.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910729]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers

Denys Hawthorne and June Barrie , and guest listener Mollie Masters from Aldershot.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Denys Hawthorne

Readers: June Barrie

Unknown: Mollie Masters

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910729]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Denys Hawthorne

Readers: June Barrie

Unknown: Mollie Masters

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910805]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers June Barrie and Denys Hawthorne and guest listener

Tony White from Carlisle. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo • REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Denys Hawthorne

Unknown: Tony White

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910805]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Denys Hawthorne

Unknown: Tony White

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910826]

A special Bank Holiday edition, recorded at the Highcliffe Hotel in Bournemouth.

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Barbara Jefford and Anthony Hyde.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Readers: Anthony Hyde.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910826]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Readers: Anthony Hyde.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910902]

Recorded at the Highcliffe Hotel in Bournemouth. Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers

Barbara Jefford and Anthony Hyde. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Readers: Anthony Hyde.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910902]

Readers: Barbara Jefford

Readers: Anthony Hyde.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910909]

Simon Rae visits the Poetry Library at the South Bank Centre in London, and introduces your poetry requests with readers Diana Bishop and Denys Hawthorn.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Diana Bishop

Readers: Denys Hawthorn.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910909]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Diana Bishop

Readers: Denys Hawthorn.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910926]

from the Salisbury

Festival. Simon Rae joins readers Rosalind Shanks and Andrew Sachs in the Medieval Hall in Salisbury Cathedral Close, for a programme of popular poetry requests.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

0 CASSETTE: Poetry Please!, from retailers

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910926]

Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911010]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Adjoa Andoh and Denys Hawthorne. Guest David Dabydeen.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo • REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!.. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

• CASSETTE: Poetry Please! Volume 2. from retailers

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Adjoa Andoh

Readers: Denys Hawthorne.

Unknown: David Dabydeen.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911010]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Adjoa Andoh

Readers: Denys Hawthorne.

Unknown: David Dabydeen.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911017]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Denys Hawthorne and Adjoa Andoh and guest David Dabydeen. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bnstol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Denys Hawthorne

Unknown: David Dabydeen.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911017]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Denys Hawthorne

Unknown: David Dabydeen.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911024]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Rosalind Shanks and Andrew Sachs. Guest

Anthony Thwaite , ajudge in this year's Whitbread

Poetry Award, announces the shortlisted collections.

ProducerSusan Roberts. Stereo • REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs.

Unknown: Anthony Thwaite

Unknown: Producersusan Roberts.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911024]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs.

Unknown: Anthony Thwaite

Unknown: Producersusan Roberts.

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Simon Rae talks to

Andrew Motion about the poetry of Philip Larkin , with archive recordings of Larkin reading "Coming", "Ambulances", "Church Going", "Love Songs in Age", "The

Trees" and "MCMXIV".

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

Contributors

Talks: Simon Rae

Unknown: Andrew Motion

Unknown: Philip Larkin

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Talks: Simon Rae

Unknown: Andrew Motion

Unknown: Philip Larkin

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Tony Robinson and Elinor Jones join Simon Rae at the Cardiff Literature Festival for a programme of popular Welsh poems. Producer Viv Beeby. Stereo â—? REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR â—? CASSETTE: Poetry Please!, from retailers

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Robinson

Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Viv Beeby.

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Unknown: Tony Robinson

Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Viv Beeby.

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Simon Rae introduces more poetry requests with readers June Barrie and Michael Tudor Bames , and guest Michael Longley. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS82LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Michael Tudor Bames

Unknown: Michael Longley.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Michael Tudor Bames

Unknown: Michael Longley.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers June Barrie and Michael Tudor Bames , and guest Michael Longley. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR â—?CASSETTE: Poetry Please!, from retailers

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Michael Tudor Bames

Unknown: Michael Longley.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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with Simon Rae. Two young winners in the Radio Poetry Competition look at children's poetry books for Christmas. Poetry requests read byJuneBarrieand Michael Tudor Barnes. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Rae.

Read Byjunebarrieand: Michael Tudor Barnes.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Unknown: Simon Rae.

Read Byjunebarrieand: Michael Tudor Barnes.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae introduces a selection of requested poems for Christmas, with readers June Barrie and Michael Tudor Barnes. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo â—? REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Michael Tudor Barnes.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Michael Tudor Barnes.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae with poetry and music with a Cotswold flavour, from Christ

Church in Nailsworth.

With David Goodland, Elizabeth Kelly and musicians Johnny Coppin , Paul Burgess.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Elizabeth Kelly

Musicians: Johnny Coppin

Musicians: Paul Burgess.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Elizabeth Kelly

Musicians: Johnny Coppin

Musicians: Paul Burgess.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae introduces poetry and music from

Christ Church, Nailsworth in Gloucestershire.

With David Goodland and Elizabeth Kelly , and musicians

Johnny Coppin and Paul Burgess. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Elizabeth Kelly

Unknown: Johnny Coppin

Unknown: Paul Burgess.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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with Simon Rae and guest Betty Mulcahy , who invites listeners to enter the "Speak a Poem Competition".

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Betty Mulcahy

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae introduces poetry requests, with readers Judith Pearson and Garard Green , and guest Christopher Reid. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo eREQUESTSto: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR â—? CASSETTE: Poetry Piease'. from retailers

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Judith Pearson

Readers: Garard Green

Unknown: Christopher Reid.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Judith Pearson and Garard Green , and guest Christopher Reid.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 9 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS82LR

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920130]

Simon Rae introduces poetry requests with readers Judith Pearson and Garard Green , and guest Christopher Reid. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Garard Green and Judith Pearson. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol 8S8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Judith Pearson.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920213]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers David Sterne and Rosalind Shanks , and guest Mick Imlah. ProducerSusan Roberts. Stereo

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: David Sterne

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Unknown: Mick Imlah.

Unknown: Producersusan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920220]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Rosalind Shanks and David Sterne , and guest Mick Imlah. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: David Sterne

Unknown: Mick Imlah.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920227]

Simon Rae introduces poetry requests with readers David Sterne and Rosalind Shanks , and guest Mick Imlah. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: David Sterne

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Unknown: Mick Imlah.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920305]

Simon Rae introduces poetry requests with readers Elizabeth Proud and Patrick Romer , and guest Wendy Cope. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Patrick Romer

Unknown: Wendy Cope.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920312]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Patrick Romer and Elizabeth Proud and guest Wendy Cope. Producer Susan Roberts Stereo â—? REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Patrick Romer

Readers: Elizabeth Proud

Unknown: Wendy Cope.

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920319]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Patrick Romer , Elizabeth Proud and guest Wendy Cope. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo •REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Patrick Romer

Readers: Elizabeth Proud

Unknown: Wendy Cope.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920326]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Patrick Romer and Elizabeth Proud , and guest Wendy Cope. Producer Susan Roberts Stereo •REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920402]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo •REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Richard Pasco and Sara Markland and guest Les Murray.

Producers Susan Roberts and Julian Wilkinson e REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Richard Pasco

Readers: Sara Markland

Unknown: Les Murray.

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Julian Wilkinson

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with Simon Rae.

Producers Susan Roberts and Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Simon Rae.

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests.

Producers Susan Roberts and Julian Wilkinson

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Julian Wilkinson

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with Simon Rae and readers Richard Pasco and Sara Markland.

Producers Susan Roberts and Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Richard Pasco

Readers: Sara Markland.

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Julian Wilkinson

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920507]

Simon Rae announces the BBC Wildlife Poet of the Year. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920514]

Simon Rae introduces the winning poems in the BBC Wildlife Young Poet of the Year competition, along with your poetry requests, read by Sara Markland and David Sterne. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo •REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Sara Markland

Read By: David Sterne.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920521]

Simon Rae introduces poems for the young and young at heart, with readers Rosalind Shanks and Andrew Sachs. The programme was recorded as part of the BBC Poetry Festival for Children. Producers Susan Roberts and Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs.

Producers: Susan Roberts

Producers: Julian Wilkinson.

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Simon Rae introduces a selection of poems for the young and young at heart, with readers Rosalind Shanks and Andrew Sachs. The programme was recorded as part of the BBC's Poetry Festival for Children.

Producers Susan Roberts and Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920604]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Elinor Jones and David Straun and guest Helen Dunmore. Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo 0 REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: David Straun

Unknown: Helen Dunmore.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920611]

with Simon Rae and readers Elinor Jones and David Straun. Guest Helen Dunmore. eREQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC Bristol BS8 2LR Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: David Straun.

Unknown: Helen Dunmore.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Elinor Jones and David Straun and guest Helen Dunmore.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo •REQUESTS: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Elinor Jones and David Straun and guest Helen Dunmore. Producer Julian Wilkinson Stereo.REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please' BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: David Straun

Unknown: Helen Dunmore.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920702]

from The Pump Room in Bath. Simon Rae introduces a selection of listeners' requests, read by Eleanor Bron and Tim Pigott Smith. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo eREQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Eleanor Bron

Read By: Tim Pigott

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920709]

from the Pump Room in Bath. Simon Rae introduces a selection of listeners' requests, read by Eleanor Bron and Tim Pigott Smith. Producer Susan Roberts Stereo •REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Eleanor Bron

Read By: Tim Pigott Smith.

Producer: Susan Roberts

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from The Pump Room in Bath. Simon Rae introduces a selection of listeners' requests, read by Eleanor Bron and Tim Pigott Smith.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo •REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Eleanor Bron

Read By: Tim Pigott Smith.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Adjoa Andoh and Heather Williams plus guest Jean "Binta" Breeze. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Stereo

•REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Adjoa Andoh

Readers: Heather Williams

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920730]

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers Adjoa Andoh and Heather Williams plus guest Jean "Binta" Breeze. Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Adjoa Andoh

Readers: Heather Williams

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920806]

with Simon Rae and readers Adjoa Andoh and Heather Williams , plus guest Jean "Binta" Breeze. Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Adjoa Andoh

Readers: Heather Williams

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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from St Mary Woolnoth

Church, as part of the City of London Festival.

Simon Rae introduces requests, read by Juliet Stevenson and Alan Howard.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Juliet Stevenson

Read By: Alan Howard.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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from St Mary Woolnoth

Church, as part of the City of London Festival. Simon Rae introduces a selection of listeners' requests, read by Juliet Stevenson and Alan Howard.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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from the Imperial Hotel, Llandudno, recorded last month as part of Radio

Goes to Town. Simon Rae introduces requests, read by Sorcha Cusack and Ronald Pickup.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo •REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC Bristol BS8 2LR

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Read By: Sorcha Cusack

Read By: Ronald Pickup.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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from the Imperial Hotel, Llandudno, recorded last July as part of Radio Goes to Town. Simon Rae introduces a selection of listeners' requests, read by Sorcha Cusack and Ronald Pickup.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Sorcha Cusack

Read By: Ronald Pickup.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Simon Rae introduces a selection of poetry requests with guest Charles Causley and reader Stephen Thome.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Charles Causley

Reader: Stephen Thome.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Presented by Simon Rae with guest Charles Causley and reader Stephen Thorne.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Presented By: Simon Rae

Unknown: Charles Causley

Reader: Stephen Thorne.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Simon Rae introduces a selection of poetry requests with guest Charles Causley and readers Stephen Thorne and Sally Cookson.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo.REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Charles Causley

Readers: Stephen Thorne

Readers: Sally Cookson.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Simon Rae introduces a selection of poetry requests with guest Charles Causley and readers Stephen Thome and Sally Cookson.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

Stereo

•REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Charles Causley

Readers: Stephen Thome

Readers: Sally Cookson.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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with Simon Rae , marking the centenary of the death of Alfred Lord Tennyson. Guest: Christopher Ricks. Producer Pat Pryor. Stereo

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Unknown: Christopher Ricks.

Producer: Pat Pryor.

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marks the centenary of the death of Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Simon Rae introduces requests, with guest Christopher Ricks. Producer Pat Pryor. Stereo

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Unknown: Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Christopher Ricks.

Producer: Pat Pryor.

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marks the centenary of the death of Tennyson with Simon Rae and guest Christopher Ricks.

Producer Pat Pryor. Stereo

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Christopher Ricks.

Producer: Pat Pryor.

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from the Salisbury

Festival. Simon Rae joins readers Rosalind Shanks and Andrew Sachs in the medieval hall in Salisbury cathedral close, for a programme of popular poetry requests.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

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Simon Rae joins readers Rosalind Shanks and Andrew Sachs in the Medieval Hall in Salisbury Cathedral Close.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Simon Rae introduces a selection of poetry requests with readers

Rosalind Shanks , Andrew Sachs , Eleanor Bron and Tim Pigott Smith.

Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Rosalind Shanks

Readers: Andrew Sachs

Readers: Eleanor Bron

Readers: Tim Pigott Smith.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae talks to the winners of this year's BP Speak-a-Poem

Competition,

Pauline Hutton and Gareth Owen.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo 0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Talks: Simon Rae

Unknown: Pauline Hutton

Unknown: Gareth Owen.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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A director works with an actor exploring the different ways that poetry by Gerard Manley Hopkins and Isaac Rosenberg can be read.

Presented by Simon Rae.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Gerard Manley

Unknown: Isaac Rosenberg

Presented By: Simon Rae.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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The first of four programmes in which members of the four estates pick a favourite poem. Today: the press, and the choice of Simon Jenkins , recent editor of Tlie Times.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Jenkins

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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The second of four programmes in which members of the four estates pick a favourite poem. Today Simon Rae talks to members of "The

Commons".

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Talks: Simon Rae

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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The third in a series of four programmes in which members of the four estates pick a favourite poem. Today Lord Jenkins of Hillhead makes a choice of poem for "The Lords Temporal".

Producer Julian Wilkinson

Stereo

â—? Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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The last in a series of four programmes in which members of the four estates pick a favourite poem. Today for the Lords Spiritual, the Archbishop of York, John Habgood , discusses his choice with Simon Rae.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo 0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: John Habgood

Unknown: Simon Rae.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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with Simon Rae , Elizabeth Kelly , David Goodland and Deirdre Carney.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Elizabeth Kelly

Unknown: David Goodland

Unknown: Deirdre Carney.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Simon Rae presents poetry and music from the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. The readers are Elizabeth Kelly and David Goodland, and musician Deirdre Carney plays the fiddle.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Stephen Joseph Theatre

Unknown: Elizabeth Kelly

Musician: Deirdre Carney

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Simon Rae looks back over some of the highlights of 1992 in the first of two programmes.

Producer Julian Wilkinson. 0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930110]

Second of two programmes looking back on 1992. Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo

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Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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A programme featuring the work of prize-winning poets, including the Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott , who reads his own work and describes the cultural forces that inspired his poetry. Presented by Simon Rae.

Producer Julian Wilkinson..Requests to Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Derek Walcott

Presented By: Simon Rae.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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Simon Rae presents a selection of popular requests including poetry by Gerard Manley Hopkins, Aphra Behn and Robert Burns in preparation for Burns' Night. The reader is Gareth Owen.

Stereo

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Presenter: Simon Rae

Reader: Gareth Owen.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

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from the Brentwood Festival. Simon Rae introduces a series of listeners' requests, read by Elizabeth Bell and Stephen Thome.

Producer Susan Roberts..Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Elizabeth Bell

Read By: Stephen Thome.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930207]

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Stephen Thome.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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from the Brentwood Festival. Simon Rae introduces a selection of love poetry for Valentine's Day, read by Elizabeth

Bell and Stephen Thome. Producer Susan Roberts. •Requests to Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR.

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Unknown: Brentwood Festival.

Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Stephen Thome.

Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Simon Rae presents readings from Longfellow's The Song of Hiawatha. Producer Julian Wilkinson

0Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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The second of two programmes with extracts from Longfellow's Hiawatha. Simon Rae also presents readings from native

American poets Joy Harjo and Luci Tapahonso. Producer Julian Wilkinson

0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Hiawatha. Simon Rae

Unknown: Luci Tapahonso.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae tests a computer that has memorised the work of over 1,000 poets.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

9 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Simon Rae with guest poet Matthew Sweeney.

Reader Denys Hawthorne. Producer Julian Wilkinson

0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Reader: Matthew Sweeney.

Reader: Denys Hawthorne.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae and guest poet Matthew Sweeney whet their appetites with a selection of poetry on the theme of food. They taste fresh plums, a Welsh vindaloo and a few edible insects.

Reader Denys Hawthorne. Producer Julian Wilkinson

.Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Simon Rae and guest poet Matthew Sweeney whet their appetites with a selection of poetry on the theme of food. They taste fresh plums, a Welsh vindaloo and a few edible insects.

Reader Denys Hawthorne. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Matthew Sweeney

Reader: Denys Hawthorne.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae introduces requests and talks to guest poet Matthew Sweeney.

Reader Denys Hawthorne. Producer Julian Wilkinson eRequests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Reader: Matthew Sweeney.

Reader: Denys Hawthorne.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae introduces a selection of popular requests with readers Virginia McKenna and Peter Jeffrey , and guest Jenny Joseph.

Producer Pat Pryor

0 REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Virginia McKenna

Readers: Peter Jeffrey

Unknown: Jenny Joseph.

Producer: Pat Pryor

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with Simon Rae , Virginia McKenna , Peter Jeffrey , and guest Jenny Joseph. Producer Pat Pryor

0 Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Virginia McKenna

Unknown: Peter Jeffrey

Unknown: Jenny Joseph.

Producer: Pat Pryor

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with Simon Rae and readers Virginia McKenna , Peter Jeffrey , and guest Jenny Joseph.

Producer Pat Pryor

•Requests to Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Virginia McKenna

Readers: Peter Jeffrey

Unknown: Jenny Joseph.

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests and announces the winners of the Quotations Competition.

Producer Pat Pryor

â—? Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

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Simon Rae hosts the first round of a poetry quiz to celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Poetry Library in London.

Team members are

Peter Porter and Elaine Feinstein versus Anthony Thwaite and Anne Harvey.

Producers Julian Wilkinson and Susan Roberts

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Peter Porter

Unknown: Elaine Feinstein

Unknown: Anthony Thwaite

Unknown: Anne Harvey.

Producers: Julian Wilkinson

Producers: Susan Roberts

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Simon Rae hosts the second round of a poetry quiz from The Poetry Library in London.

Competing poets are Liz Lochhead and Eva Salzman versus

Alan Jenkins and Mick Imlah. Producers Julian Wilkinson and Susan Roberts

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Liz Lochhead

Unknown: Eva Salzman

Unknown: Alan Jenkins

Unknown: Mick Imlah.

Producers: Julian Wilkinson

Producers: Susan Roberts

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Simon Rae chairs the final of a quiz to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Poetry Library in London. Producers Julian Wilkinson and Susan Roberts

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Producers: Julian Wilkinson

Producers: Susan Roberts

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Gareth Owen , the holder of the BP Speak-a-Poem award, performs a selection of verse for the BBC

Poetry Festival in Bristol. Producer Julian Wilkinson

â—?Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae introduces listeners' poetry requests with readers Adjoa Andoh and Michael Maloney , and guest Jackie Kay.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Adjoa Andoh

Readers: Michael Maloney

Unknown: Jackie Kay.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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with Simon Rae and readers Adjoa Andoh , Michael Maloney , and guest Jackie Kay.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

REQUESTS to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Adjoa Andoh

Readers: Michael Maloney

Unknown: Jackie Kay.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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with Simon Rae , readers Adjoa Andoh and Michael Maloney , and guest Jackie Kay. Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Readers: Simon Rae

Readers: Michael Maloney

Unknown: Jackie Kay.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Michael Rosen is Simon Rae 's guest, and Tony Robinson indulges in a little nonsense poetry. Recorded at the BBC Children's Poetry Festival in Bristol. Producer Julian Wilkinson

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Michael Rosen

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Tony Robinson

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Michael Rosen is Simon Rae 's guest, and Tony Robinson indulges in a little nonsense poetry. Recorded at the BBC Children's Poetry Festival in Bristol. Producer Julian Wilkinson

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Gareth Owen , the current holder of the BP Speak-a-Poem award, performs a selection of verse for the BBC Poetry Festival in Bristol. Producer Julian Wilkinson

REQUESTS to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Alice Arnold , Elizabeth Bell and Garard Green, and guest Craig Raine. Producer Pat Pryor

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Alice Arnold

Readers: Elizabeth Bell

Unknown: Craig Raine.

Producer: Pat Pryor

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Simon Rae introduces poetry requests with readers Elizabeth Bell and Garard Green and guest Craig Raine. ProducerPatPryor

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Introduces: Garard Green

Unknown: Craig Raine.

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celebrates the work of Rudyard Kipling. Simon Rae introduces requests with guest Craig Raine. Reader Garard Green. Producer Pat Pryor

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Reader: Craig Raine.

Reader: Garard Green.

Producer: Pat Pryor

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Simon Rae explores Shakespeare's greatest hits with director Bob Carlton. Producer Pat Pryor

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC. Bnstol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Director: Bob Carlton.

Producer: Pat Pryor

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Simon Rae explores Shakespeare's greatest hits with director Bob Carlton. Producer Pat Pryor

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS82LR

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Simon Rae presents a selection of travel verse with readers Stephen Thorne , Michael Maloney , Elizabeth Bell and Sarah Markland.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Stephen Thorne

Readers: Michael Maloney

Readers: Elizabeth Bell

Readers: Sarah Markland.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae presents extracts from Byron and Chaucer and gives details of a competition. Readers Sara Markland and Stephen Thorne.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bnstol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Sara Markland

Readers: Stephen Thorne.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Presented by Simon Rae. Producer Julian Wilkinson

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Presented By: Simon Rae.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae examines the preoccupations of women poets through the ages with guest poet and author Michele Roberts. Producer Sally Marmion

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Michele Roberts.

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae talks to poet Michele Roberts and introduces listeners' requests. Producer Sally Marmion

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Talks: Simon Rae

Unknown: Michele Roberts

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae talks to his guest, poet and novelist Michele Roberts , and introduces a selection of requests. Producer Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae goes to Manchester for Radio On Show to present a programme of quirky and irreverent verse. The readers are Polly Hemingway and Russell Dixon. Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Polly Hemingway

Unknown: Russell Dixon.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae presents the second of two programmes recorded in Manchester as part of BBC Radio On Show.

Russell Dixon and Polly Hemingway read a selection of light-hearted verse. Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Russell Dixon

Unknown: Polly Hemingway

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae celebrates the unique voice of John Clare in the bicentenary year of his birth, with poet and critic Tom Paulin and readings by Freddie Jones. Producer Sally Marmion

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Pleasel BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: John Clare

Unknown: Tom Paulin

Unknown: Freddie Jones.

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae takes a look at Poets News-the BBC2 programme broadcast nightly last week in which poets offered their interpretations in verse of the day's news. Producer Susan Roberts

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Simon Rae talks to poet and critic Tom Paulin about his Anthology of Vernacular

Verse.

Producer Sally Marmion

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Talks: Simon Rae

Unknown: Tom Paulin

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae talks to Tom Paulin about poetry and politics.

Producer Sally MarmionBBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Talks: Simon Rae

Unknown: Tom Paulin

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In the first of three programmes from the Salisbury Festival, Simon Rae explores the work of poet Wilfred Owen who died in battle 75 years ago, a few days before the Armistice. Samuel West reads from Owen's poetry and letters. Producer Sally Marmion

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Wilfred Owen

Unknown: Samuel West

Producer: Sally Marmion

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In a second programme markingthe 75th anniversary of the death of Wilfred Owen , Simon Rae examines how Owen created poetry out of his horrific experience of war. Samuel West reads from Owen's work. Producer Sally Marmion

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Unknown: Wilfred Owen

Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Samuel West

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae 's guest in today's programme from the Salisbury Festival is popular poetry reader Rosalind Shanks who selects her favourite poems. Producer Sally Marmion

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Reader: Rosalind Shanks

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, read by Tony Robinson and Nick Chilvers , and talks to guest Diana Hendry about poetry for children. Producer Sara Davies

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Tony Robinson

Read By: Nick Chilvers

Unknown: Diana Hendry

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae introduces your requests, with readers Tony Robinson and Nick Chilvers , and guest Diana Hendry. Producer Sara Davies

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Tony Robinson

Readers: Nick Chilvers

Unknown: Diana Hendry.

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae introduces poetry requests, with readers Tony Robinson and Nick Chilvers , and looks at some Christmas poetry books with guest Diana Hendry. Producer Sara Davies

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Simon Rae introduces poems for Christmas from Cornwall, with readers June Barrie and David Goodland , and seasonal Cornish music by Pyba.

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: David Goodland

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Simon Rae introduces poems for the festive season, recorded in Cornwall, with readers June Barrie and David Goodland, and Cornish musicians Pyba. Producer Sally Marmion

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae reviews highlights of 1993. Producer Paul Dodgson

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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"On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...." A partridge by John Clare , a swan by Stevie Smith , a leaping lord by Hilaire Belloc , and a host of dancing, drumming and piping poems to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas, introduced by Simon Rae. Producer Sally Marmion

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Unknown: John Clare

Unknown: Stevie Smith

Unknown: Hilaire Belloc

Introduced By: Simon Rae.

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae introduces your requests, and listeners report on their favourite poetry. Producer Paul Dodgson

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Simon Rae is joined by poet and biographer Ian Hamilton to introduce a selection of American poetry, read by Peter Whitman and Susie Fugle. Producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Ian Hamilton

Read By: Peter Whitman

Read By: Susie Fugle.

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae is joined by poet and biographer Ian Hamilton to introduce a selection of listeners' requests for American poetry. Readers Peter Whitman and Susie Fugle. Producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Ian Hamilton

Readers: Peter Whitman

Readers: Susie Fugle.

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae introduces listeners' poetry requests, read by Peter Whitman and Susie Fugle.

Producer Sara Davies

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Peter Whitman

Read By: Susie Fugle.

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae discusses poems about coming to terms with old age with writer and critic Gillian Tindall. Producer Sally Marmion

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Pieasel, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR.

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Gillian Tindall.

Producer: Sally Marmion

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"I used to think that grown-up people chose/ To have stiff backs and wrinkles round their nose..." Simon Rae discusses poems about youth and old age with writer and critic Gillian Tindall. Producer Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae introduces some listeners' requests marking rites of passage from birth to marriage to death. Producer Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae meets the poet James Fenton and introduces live readings from Out of Danger, his first collection for ten years. Producer Paul Dodgson

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please!. BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR.

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: James Fenton

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Simon Rae introduces some listeners' requests on the theme of war. With readers Saskia Reeves and Stephen Thome. Producer Paul Dodgson

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR.

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Saskia Reeves

Readers: Stephen Thome.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Simon Rae introduces listeners' requests on the theme of love. With readers Saskia Reeves and Stephen Thorne. Producer Paul Dodgson

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Readers: Saskia Reeves

Readers: Stephen Thorne.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Simon Rae presents listeners' requests from the Science Museum in London. Producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae introduces some listeners' requests, read by Andrew Sachs and Alison Sterling , and talks to guest Lavinia Greenlaw about her favourite poets. Producer Sara Davies

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Andrew Sachs

Read By: Alison Sterling

Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae and his guest Lavinia Greenlaw introduce listeners' requests. Producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae presents listeners' requests from the Science Museum in London. Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae searches for poetry related to sport, and finds a poet who is also a gold-medallist fencer. Readers Peter Kelly and Polly Hemingway.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Readers: Peter Kelly

Readers: Polly Hemingway.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Simon Rae introduces the winning poems in the BBC Wildlife Poet of the Year Awards, and listeners' requests for poetry on the theme of natural history. Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Willie Rushton and Susie Blake join Simon Rae at the BBC Poetry Festival in Bristol. Producer Paul Dodgson

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Unknown: Willie Rushton

Unknown: Susie Blake

Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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More humorous verse from the BBC Poetry Festival in Bristol, featuring Simon Rae with guests Willie Rushton and Susie Brann. Producer Paul Dodgson

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Willie Rushton

Unknown: Susie Brann.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Simon Rae introduces readings of Philip Larkin 's Whitsun Weddings, T S Eliot's Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock and The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Producer Sara Davies

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Philip Larkin

Unknown: Alfred Prufrock

Unknown: Omar Khayyam.

Producer: Sara Davies

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Today's programme launches the new Radio 4 Speak a Poem competition to find the country's best poetry performers. Producer Julian Wilkinson

FOR DETAILS: phone [number removed]

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Simon Rae talks to novelist, poet and translator Elaine Feinstein about the process of poetic translation. Readers Diana Bishop and Sam Dastor. Producer Sara Davies

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Talks: Simon Rae

Unknown: Elaine Feinstein

Readers: Diana Bishop

Readers: Sam Dastor.

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae talks to novelist, poet and translator Elaine Feinstein about the poetry that she loves best, and introduces a selection of listeners' requests. Producer Sara Davies

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Talks: Simon Rae

Unknown: Elaine Feinstein

Producer: Sara Davies

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Simon Rae and his guest, poet Ken Smith , introduce a selection of verse by that ubiquitous and prolific author, Anon. Producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Ken Smith

Producer: Sara Davies

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By request, Briggflatts, Basil Bunting 's celebration of the Northumbrian landscape. Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Basil Bunting

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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By popular request, Tom Durham reads Gerard Manley Hopkins 's long narrative poem, The Wreck of the Deutschland. Producer Sally Marmion

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Unknown: Tom Durham

Unknown: Gerard Manley Hopkins

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae introduces requests on a maritime theme, with poems read by Barry Rutter.

Producer Paul Dodgson

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Read By: Barry Rutter.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Simon Rae introduces poetry requests, and listeners report on their favourite poems. Producer Paul Dodgson

REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR

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Simon Rae meets bestselling Irish poet Brendan Kennelly in Dublin. Producer Paul Dodgson

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Brendan Kennelly

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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The second programme from Dublin with bestselling Irish poet Brendan Kennelly in conversation with Simon Rae. Producer Paul Dodgson

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Unknown: Brendan Kennelly

Unknown: Simon Rae.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Trevor McDonald talks to Simon Rae about West Indian poetry. Producer Viv Beeby

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Talks: Trevor McDonald

Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Viv Beeby

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Simon Rae 's guest Jilly Cooper chooses poems about love, loss and dashing romantic heroes. Producer Viv Beeby

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Jilly Cooper

Producer: Viv Beeby

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Terry Jones tells Simon Rae why Chaucer isn't boring, with extracts from The Wife of Bath and The Miller's Tale. Producer Viv Beeby

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Unknown: Terry Jones

Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Viv Beeby

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John Hegley performs his poetry at the Edinburgh Festival. With Simon Rae. Producer Sally Marmion

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Unknown: John Hegley

Unknown: Simon Rae.

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Simon Rae introduces Liz Lochhead and Don Paterson in performance at the Edinburgh Festival. Producer Sally Marmion

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Introduces: Simon Rae

Unknown: Liz Lochhead

Unknown: Don Paterson

Producer: Sally Marmion

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Ian McMillan tells Simon Rae about the importance of place in his poetry. Producer Viv Beeby

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Unknown: Ian McMillan

Unknown: Simon Rae

Producer: Viv Beeby

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Simon Rae and Ian McMillan introduce poems about favourite places. Producer Viv Beeby

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Unknown: Simon Rae

Unknown: Ian McMillan

Producer: Viv Beeby

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This month marks the 15th anniversary of Poetry Please!, and the arrival of a new presenter, Gareth Owen. Producer Sara Davies

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Presenter: Gareth Owen.

Producer: Sara Davies

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Actress Diana Quick reads and talks about her favourite poems in a special 15th anniversary programme. Producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: Diana Quick

Producer: Sara Davies

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In the third of this month's special

15th anniversary programmes, actor Tim Pigott-Smith reads and talks about his favourite poems. Producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: Tim Pigott-Smith

Producer: Sara Davies

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Gareth Owen with requests from listeners in Scotland. producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Sara Davies

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From the finals of the BBC Radio Speak a Poem competition in Cheltenham. Presented by Gareth Owen. Producer Paul Dodgson

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Presented By: Gareth Owen.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Gareth Owen introduces a sweep of autumnal requests. Producer Viv Beeby

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Introduces: Gareth Owen

Producer: Viv Beeby

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Gareth Owen introduces requests on the theme of remembrance. Producer VivBeeby

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Introduces: Gareth Owen

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Gareth Owen presents listeners' favourite poems, read by Stuart Clapp and Catherine Harvey , winners of the Radio 4 Speak a Poem competition. Producer Paul Dodgson

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Unknown: Gareth Owen

Read By: Stuart Clapp

Read By: Catherine Harvey

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Christina Rossetti , who died a hundred years ago, is known chiefly as a member of the Pre-Raphaelites and for the "quiet music" of her poetry.

Gareth Owen rediscovers the life of this ever-popular poet with Jan Marsh , author of a new biography. Readings by Anne Harvey Producer Sally Marmion

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Unknown: Christina Rossetti

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Jan Marsh

Unknown: Anne Harvey

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941204]

Dr Jan Marsh interviews

Christina Rossetti , played by Anne Harvey , and discovers some insights into the emotional life of the poet, in this centenary year of her death. Introduced by Gareth Owen. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941204]

Unknown: Dr Jan Marsh

Unknown: Christina Rossetti

Played By: Anne Harvey

Introduced By: Gareth Owen.

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941211]

Gareth Owen introduces a selection of requests from Christina Rossetti 's contemporaries and influences. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941211]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Christina Rossetti

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941218]

Gareth Owen presents listeners' seasonal selection of poems. Producer VivBeeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941218]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941225]

Gareth Owen celebrates with the winners of the Radio 4 Young Poetry Competition and the Poetry Society's National Poetry Competition.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941225]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950101]

Gareth Owen talks to Nicholas Albery , editor of a new anthology, about the benefits of a New Year's Resolution to learn a "Poem for the Day". Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950101]

Talks: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Nicholas Albery

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950108]

Gareth Owen with listeners' requests. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950108]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950115]

Palgrave's Golden Treasury, first published 130 years ago, has been a favourite with poetry readers ever since. Gareth Owen meets the current editor, John Press , who has updated Francis Turner Palgrave 's original anthology. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950115]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Editor: John Press

Unknown: Francis Turner Palgrave

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950122]

Gareth Owen presents listeners' requests and listens to T S Eliot's poems 30 years after his death. Producer Tim Dee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950122]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Tim Dee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950129]

T S Eliot died 30 years ago. In the second commemorative programme, Gareth Owen listens to his poetry. Producer Tim Dee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950129]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950205]

Gareth Owen completes his three-part celebration ofTS Eliot.

Producer Tim Dee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950205]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950212]

Gareth Owen introduces your poetry requests on the popular theme of love. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950212]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950219]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' poetry requests featuring a host of characters including Mary Queen of Scots, Sir John Moore , Queen Victoria's gillie John Brown and Charles Augustus Fortescue. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950219]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Sir John Moore

Unknown: John Brown

Unknown: Charles Augustus Fortescue.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950226]

Gareth Owen introduces requests for poems by Edgar Allan Poe , Keats and Wendy Cope. Read by Peter Whitman , Peter Kelly and Elizabeth Bell. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950226]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Edgar Allan Poe

Unknown: Wendy Cope.

Read By: Peter Whitman

Read By: Peter Kelly

Read By: Elizabeth Bell.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950305]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' requests, including Edwin Morgan 's Loch Ness Monster's Song. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950305]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Edwin Morgan

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950312]

Gareth Owen with listeners' requests, including a poem written and read by Adrian Mitchell in response to a disturbing newspaper article. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950312]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Read By: Adrian Mitchell

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950319]

Gareth Owen , poet Lavinia Greenlaw and actor Bernard Hill explore some of the best new science poetry. Producer Viv Beeby

+ See This Week: page 8

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950319]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw

Unknown: Bernard Hill

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950326]

In the first of two programmes, Gareth Owen sets out on the trail of the old American West. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950326]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950402]

Gareth Owen and Judith Palmer introduce contemporary cowboy poetry, recorded at Elko, Nevada. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950402]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Judith Palmer

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950409]

Gareth Owen talks to listeners about their requests, which include Louis MacNeice and Sir Stephen Spender. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950409]

Talks: Gareth Owen

Talks: Sir Stephen Spender.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950416]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners'

Easter requests for poems by George Herbert , Stevie Smith and W B Yeats. Producer Mary Ward Lowery

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950416]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: George Herbert

Unknown: Stevie Smith

Producer: Mary Ward Lowery

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950423]

Gareth Owen celebrates Shakespeare's birthday with readings chosen and performed by members of the RSC, including Josie Lawrence , John Nettles , David Troughton and Michael Siberry. Producer Mary Ward Lowery

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950423]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Josie Lawrence

Unknown: John Nettles

Unknown: David Troughton

Unknown: Michael Siberry.

Producer: Mary Ward Lowery

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950430]

A selection of readings from the Iliad. Gareth Owen talks to Christopher Logue and Peter Levi about gods, heroes and Homer's original. Read by Elizabeth Bell and John Woodvine.

Producer Mary Ward Lowery

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950430]

Unknown: Christopher Logue

Unknown: Peter Levi

Read By: Elizabeth Bell

Unknown: John Woodvine.

Producer: Mary Ward Lowery

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950507]

Gareth Owen introduces the winners of the BBC Wildlife Magazine Poet of the Year competition, announced at the BBC Poetry Festival, and talks to judges Nick Davies , Helen Dunmore and Roger McGough. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950507]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Nick Davies

Unknown: Helen Dunmore

Unknown: Roger McGough.

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950514]

Gareth Owen introduces poets Wendy Cope and U A Fanthorpe at the BBC Poetry Festival.

Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950514]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Wendy Cope

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950521]

Gareth Owen and Patricia Gallimore from The Archers present a selection of their favourite poems, recorded at the BBC Radio 4 Poetry Festival in Bristol. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950521]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Patricia Gallimore

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950528]

Actor Geoffrey Palmer reads his favourite verse. Presented by Gareth Owen. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950528]

Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer

Presented By: Gareth Owen.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950604]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' requests for theirfavourite poems. Producer Paul Dodgson. Requests may be sent to Poetry Please! BBC Bristol BS8 2LR

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950604]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Producer: Paul Dodgson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950611]

The LongPale Corridor an anthology of poems about bereavement. Gareth Owen meets Judi Benson , one of its editors, to find out about the therapeutic effects of poetry at a time of loss. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950611]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Judi Benson

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950618]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' requests on the theme of railways, read by Howard Goorney , Andrew Sachs and Diana Bishop. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950618]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Read By: Howard Goorney

Read By: Andrew Sachs

Read By: Diana Bishop.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950625]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' poetry requests. Read by Andrew Sachs and Diana Bishop. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950625]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Read By: Andrew Sachs

Read By: Diana Bishop.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950702]

Gareth Owen meets some Birmingham listeners and introduces their requests. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950702]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950709]

Gareth Owen meets more Birmingham listeners and introduces their requests. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950709]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950716]

Gareth Owen discusses the curative powers of poetry with Dr Robin Philipp. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950716]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Dr Robin Philipp.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950723]

In an edition from the Hampton Court Garden Festival, novelist and gardener Elizabeth Jane Howard presents a selection of garden poetry. Read by Janet Suzman and Stephen Thorne. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950723]

Unknown: Elizabeth Jane Howard

Read By: Janet Suzman

Read By: Stephen Thorne.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950730]

Gareth Owen introduces requests on the theme of gardens at the Hampton Court Garden Festival. Read by Janet Suzman and Stephen Thorne. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950730]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Read By: Janet Suzman

Read By: Stephen Thorne.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950806]

Gareth Owen presents a selection of listeners' requests. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950806]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950813]

The first of two programmes featuring contemporary writers reading the work of popular American poets. Dana Gioia chooses Robert Frost. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950813]

Unknown: Dana Gioia

Unknown: Robert Frost.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950820]

Gareth Owen presents the second of two programmes featuring contemporary writers reading the work of popular American poets. Mary Jo Salter chooses Elizabeth Bishop. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950820]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Mary Jo Salter

Unknown: Elizabeth Bishop.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950827]

Gareth Owen invites the actor and satirist John Bird to introduce and read his favourite satirical and comic poems. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950827]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: John Bird

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950903]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' poetry requests on the themes of work and school. Read by Rosalind Shanks , Samuel West and Diana Bishop. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950903]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Read By: Rosalind Shanks

Read By: Samuel West

Read By: Diana Bishop.

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950910]

Performance poet Attila the Stockbroker performs the work of his unlikely alter-ego, Hilaire Belloc , at the Edinburgh Festival. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950910]

Unknown: Hilaire Belloc

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950917]

Scottish poet and writer Liz Lochhead chooses her favourite poems from the work of Louis MacNeice.

Read by Lewis Howden. Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950917]

Unknown: Liz Lochhead

Read By: Lewis Howden.

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950924]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' poetry requests, all with a fin de siècle flavour. Read by Rosalind Shanks , Samuel West and Diana Bishop. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950924]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19951001]

Gareth Owen asks politicians to talk about their favourite poems. Gillian Shephard , David Blunkett and Charles Kennedy oblige. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951001]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Gillian Shephard

Unknown: David Blunkett

Unknown: Charles Kennedy

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951008]

Gareth Owen introduces a selection of poems from Things We Said Today, a new anthology inspired by the Beatles. Producer VivBeeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951008]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19951015]

Gareth Owen helps Chris Meadefrom the Poetry Society pick a selection from the Young Poetry Pack. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951015]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Chris Meadefrom

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951022]

Gareth Owen introduces the first of two programmes of requests recorded at the Cheltenham Literary Festival.

Read by Jack Klaff and Eve Matheson. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951022]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Read By: Jack Klaff

Unknown: Eve Matheson.

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951029]

Gareth Owen introduces the second of two programmes of requests recorded at the Cheltenham Literary Festival.

Read by Jack Klaff and Eve Matheson. Producer VivBeeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951029]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Read By: Jack Klaff

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951105]

"I am the caught, the cooked, the candied man, With flames for fingers and whose thin eyes fountain, I send on the stiff air my shooting stare,

And at my shoulder bear the burning mountain." (Charles Causley ). Gareth Owen chooses poems for Bonfire Night. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951105]

Unknown: Charles Causley

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951112]

Gareth Owen presents poems on the theme of flight. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951112]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19951119]

Gareth Owen introduces poems with vigorous rhythms and strong rhymes. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951119]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951126]

Gareth Owen presents a selection of listeners' requests. Producer Paul Dodgson

E-MAIL: Radsouth@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951126]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19951203]

Michael Rosen offers a guide to the best poetry books on sale this Christmas. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951203]

Unknown: Michael Rosen

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951210]

Gareth Owen presents the first of two programmes about the poetry of Thomas Hardy. Read by Stuart Clapp. Music by Roger Trim. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951210]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Thomas Hardy.

Read By: Stuart Clapp.

Music By: Roger Trim.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951217]

Gareth Owen presents the second of two programmes about the poetry of Thomas Hardy. Read by Stuart Clapp. Music by Roger Trim. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951217]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19951224]

Gareth Owen presents his own selection of Christmas poetry.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951224]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19951231]

Gareth Owen celebrates the end of the year at a Scottish ceilidh. With guest Liz Lochhead and reader Kenneth Bryans. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951231]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Liz Lochhead

Reader: Kenneth Bryans.

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960107]

In the week that Elvis would have been 61, Gareth Owen introduces some of the poetry he inspired. Producer Felicity Goodall

E-MAIL: Radsouth@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960107]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960114]

On the 60th anniversary of Rudyard Kipling 's death, Gareth Owen presents a selection of his poems, read by Timothy West. Producer Rob Ketteridge.

PHONE: poetry request line (0117) [number removed]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960114]

Unknown: Rudyard Kipling

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Read By: Timothy West.

Producer: Rob Ketteridge.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960121]

Gareth Owen presents a selection of Walter de la Mare's verse, read by Anthony Hyde and Catherine Harvey. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960121]

Presenter: Gareth Owen

Read By: Anthony Hyde

Read By: Catherine Harvey.

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960128]

Gareth Owen presents a celebration of Scottish poetry old and new from a traditional ceilidh in Ullapool, northwest Scotland. Read by Liz Lochead and Kenneth Bryans. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960128]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Read By: Liz Lochead

Read By: Kenneth Bryans.

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960204]

After poems on the Underground comes poetry on the internet. Presented by Gareth Owen. Producer Felicity Goodall

E-MAIL: Radsouth@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960204]

Presented By: Gareth Owen.

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960211]

In the first of two programmes, Gareth Owen presents listeners' requests and dedications for Valentine's Day. With lain Glen and Sarah Kestelman. Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960211]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Sarah Kestelman.

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960218]

In the second of two programmes, Gareth Owen presents listeners' requests for Valentine's Day. With lain Glen and Sara Kestelman.

Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960218]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Sara Kestelman.

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960225]

Gareth Owen celebrates with the winners of the BBC Young Poetry

Competition and the Poetry Society's National Poetry Competition. Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960225]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960303]

The first of two programmes celebrating A E Housman's A

Shropshire Lad in the centenary year of its publication. Presented by Gareth Owen with Pete Postlethwaite. Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960303]

Presented By: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Pete Postlethwaite.

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960310]

The second of two programmes celebrating A E Housman's A

Shropshire Lad. Presented by Gareth Owen with Pete Postlethwaite. Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960310]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960317]

Gareth Owen with requests from listeners of poems they leamt during childhood. With lain Glen,

Sara Kestelman and Saskia Portway. Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960317]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Sara Kestelman

Unknown: Saskia Portway.

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960324]

Gareth Owen presents a selection of verse by Henry Wadsworth

Longfellow, read by William Hope. Producer Morag Massey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960324]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Henry Wadsworth

Read By: William Hope.

Producer: Morag Massey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960331]

In the first of two programmes, Diana Rigg discusses her role as editor of an anthology of countryside poetry. Presented by Gareth Owen with Stewart Clapp.

Producer Morag Massey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960331]

Unknown: Diana Rigg

Presented By: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Stewart Clapp.

Producer: Morag Massey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960407]

In the second of two programmes,

Diana Rigg reads poems about winter and spring from her anthology of countryside poetry. Presented by Gareth Owen with Stewart Clapp. Producer Morag Massey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960407]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960414]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' poetry requests, read by Timothy West and June Barrie. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960414]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Read By: Timothy West

Read By: June Barrie.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960421]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' poetry requests on Shakespearean themes, read by Timothy West and June Barrie.

Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960421]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960428]

Gareth Owen visits Strood Library in Kent to hear listeners' requests. Read by Tim Piggott-Smith and Diana Quick. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960428]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Read By: Tim Piggott-Smith

Read By: Diana Quick.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960505]

In the second of two programmes from Strood Library in Kent, Gareth Owen talks to listeners about their poetry requests. Poems read by Tim Pigott-Smith and Diana Quick. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960505]

Talks: Gareth Owen

Read By: Tim Pigott-Smith

Read By: Diana Quick.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960512]

In a live broadcast from the Birmingham Readers and Writers Festival, Gareth Owen introduces poetry requests read on stage by Stephen Thorne and Carole Boyd. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960512]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Stephen Thorne

Unknown: Carole Boyd.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960519]

Gareth Owen introduces poetry requests from the Birmingham

Readers and Writers Festival. Read by Carole Boyd and Stephen Thorne. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960519]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Read By: Carole Boyd

Read By: Stephen Thorne.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960526]

Gareth Owen 's guest is

Spike Milligan , who reads a selection of his poems on the themes dear to his heart. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960526]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Spike Milligan

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960602]

Jenny Agutter reads requests for A A Milne's classic children's poems, including the personal favourite of the late Christopher Milne.

Presented by Gareth Owen. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960602]

Unknown: Jenny Agutter

Unknown: Christopher Milne.

Presented By: Gareth Owen.

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960609]

Richard Holmes introduces Coleridge's epic tale, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Read by Simon Callow. Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960609]

Introduces: Richard Holmes

Read By: Simon Callow.

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960616]

In the second of two programmes,

Richard Holmes explores Coleridge's epic tale The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Read by Simon Callow. Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960616]

Unknown: Richard Holmes

Read By: Simon Callow.

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960623]

Gareth Owen presents a poetic celebration of summer. Reader Josette Simon. Producer Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960623]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Reader: Josette Simon.

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960630]

nGareth Owen presents a special live edition from the BBC Radio 4 poetry festival in Newcastle featuring poetry and music on a North East theme, with readings by Mark Lloyd and Charlie Hardwick. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960630]

Unknown: Mark Lloyd

Unknown: Charlie Hardwick.

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960707]

Gareth Owen presents work by John Donne. Selected and read by Bill Wallis. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960707]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: John Donne.

Read By: Bill Wallis.

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960714]

Gareth Owen presents a bouquet of summertime requests. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960714]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960908]

Dannie Abse and Don Paterson introduce a selection of listeners' requests for Welsh and Scottish poetry. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960908]

Unknown: Dannie Abse

Unknown: Don Paterson

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960915]

Gareth Owen introduces readings by Brian Patten and Michael Thwaites. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960915]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Brian Patten

Unknown: Michael Thwaites.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960922]

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' requests on the subject of vice. Readers Frances Barber and Paul McGann. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960922]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Readers: Frances Barber

Readers: Paul McGann.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960929]

Gareth Owen introduces a programme on the subject of virtue. Poems read by Frances Barber and Paul McGann. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960929]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Read By: Frances Barber

Read By: Paul McGann.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961006]

Gareth Owen presents the first of two programmes celebrating the poetry of William Morris. With Baroness Castle and novelist Penelope Fitzgerald. Readings by Anthony Hyde. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961006]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: William Morris.

Unknown: Penelope Fitzgerald.

Unknown: Anthony Hyde.

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961013]

Gareth Owen presents the second of two programmes celebrating the poetry of William Morris. With Morris's biographer Fiona MacCarthy. Readings by Anthony Hyde. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961013]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: William Morris.

Unknown: Fiona MacCarthy.

Unknown: Anthony Hyde.

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961020]

Gareth Owen reports on the 1996 Speak a Poem finals. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961020]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961027]

Gareth Owen taiks to anthologist Anne Harvey about the poetry of childhood. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961027]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Anne Harvey

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961103]

Gareth Owen introduces some of the winning entries from BBC Wildlife magazine's Poet of the Year competition. Producer Christine Hall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961103]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Producer: Christine Hall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961110]

Gareth Owen introduces poems for Remembrance Sunday. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961110]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961117]

Gareth Owen invites visitors to the Cheltenham Festival of Literature to talk about their favourite poems. Readings from Sally Cookson and Bill Wallis. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961117]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Sally Cookson

Unknown: Bill Wallis.

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961124]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961124]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961201]

Gareth Owen reviews a selection of poetry released on cassette and CD. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961201]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961208]

Gareth Owen introduces the first of two programmes celebrating the work of the Salamander Oasis Trust, who have collected a unique archive of the poetry of the Second World War. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961208]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961215]

Gareth Owen introduces the second of two programmes celebrating the work of the Salamander Oasis Trust, who have collected a unique archive of the poetry of the Second World War. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961215]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961229]

Gareth Owen reads a selection of poems for the New Year. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961229]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970105]

Gareth Owen introduces the poetry of Philip Larkin.

Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970105]

Gareth Owen introduces the poetry of Philip Larkin.

Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970105]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Philip Larkin.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970105]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Philip Larkin.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970112]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970112]

The first of three programmes in which guest presenter Ian McMillan , poet Andrew Morgan and readers June Barrie and Andrew Sachs talk about their favourite poems. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970112]

Presenter: Ian McMillan

Unknown: Andrew Morgan

Unknown: Andrew Sachs

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970112]

Presenter: Ian McMillan

Unknown: Andrew Morgan

Unknown: Andrew Sachs

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970119]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970119]

The second of three programmes featuring guest presenter Ian McMillan , poet Pete Morgan , and readers June Barrie and Andrew Sachs. The poems deal with the stresses of everday life. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970119]

Presenter: Ian McMillan

Unknown: Pete Morgan

Unknown: Andrew Sachs.

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970119]

Presenter: Ian McMillan

Unknown: Pete Morgan

Unknown: Andrew Sachs.

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970126]

The last of three programmes featuring guest presenter

Ian McMillan , poet Pete Morgan , and readers June Barrie and Andrew Sachs.

Featuring a variety of action poems requested by listeners. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970126]

Presenter: Ian McMillan

Unknown: Pete Morgan

Readers: June Barrie

Readers: Andrew Sachs.

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970202]

Gareth Owen presents a selection of often-requested narrative poems. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970202]

Gareth Owen presents a selection of often-requested narrative poems. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970202]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970202]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970209]

More requests for popular narrative poems presented by Gareth Owen. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970209]

More requests for popular narrative poems presented by Gareth Owen. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970209]

Presented By: Gareth Owen.

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]

Gareth Owen invites contemporary poets to choose their favourite poems. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]

Gareth Owen invites contemporary poets to choose their favourite poems. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970223]

Gareth Owen introduces requests from teachers for poems that have had unexpected or inspirational effects on their students. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970223]

Gareth Owen introduces requests from teachers for poems that have had unexpected or inspirational effects on their students. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970223]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]

Gareth Owen , Bonnie Hurren and Bill Wallis with a selection of audience requests.

Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Bonnie Hurren

Unknown: Bill Wallis

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]

Members of the Bournemouth

Symphony Orchestra discuss their favourite poems.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970316]

Gareth Owen , Bonnie Hurran and Bill Wallis with a selection of requests. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970316]

Gareth Owen , Bonnie Hurran and Bill Wallis with a selection of requests. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970316]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Bonnie Hurran

Unknown: Bill Wallis

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970323]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970323]

The first of two programmes celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Mersey Sound goes back to 1967 with Adrian Henri , Roger McGough and Brian Patten.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970323]

Unknown: Adrian Henri

Unknown: Roger McGough

Unknown: Brian Patten.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970330]

The second of two programmes recorded at London's Queen

Elizabeth Hall celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Mersey Sound, with Adrian Henri , Roger McGough and Brian Patten.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970330]

Unknown: Elizabeth Hall

Unknown: Adrian Henri

Unknown: Roger McGough

Unknown: Brian Patten.

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970406]

Gareth Owen celebrates the 350th anniversary of the birth of the Earl of Rochester with a selection of his many voices. Reader David Westhead. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970406]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Reader: David Westhead.

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970413]

Gareth Owen explores the relationships between poetry and song, and introduces words by Shakespeare,

Byron, Tennyson and WB Yeats which have been set to music. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970413]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970413]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970420]

In the second programme exploring the relationships between poetry and song, Gareth Owen looks at lyrics which have made the journey to the printed page.

Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970420]

Song: Gareth Owen

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970427]

Gareth Owen introduces a selection of poems celebrating popular music, including Philip Larkin on jazz, Wendy Cope on the Beatles, and Martin Newell on the music scene.

Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970427]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Unknown: Philip Larkin

Unknown: Wendy Cope

Unknown: Martin Newell

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970504]

Peggy Reynolds celebrates the Greek poet Sappho. Plato called her the tenth Muse, her life has been the stuff of legend and scandal, and her work remains influential today. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970504]

Unknown: Peggy Reynolds

Producer: Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970511]

Peggy Reynolds presents a selection of poems reflecting the changing reputation and lasting influence of the Greek poet Sappho. Producer Sally Marmion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970511]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970518]

With Gareth Owen at the Birmingham Readers and Writers Festival.

Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970518]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970518]

Unknown: Gareth Owen

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970525]

With Gareth Owen at the Birmingham Readers and Writers Festival. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970525]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970601]

Thirty years on from the publication of The Mersey Sound, Adrian Henri opens a month-long celebration of Liverpool's love affair with poetry. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970601]

Unknown: Adrian Henri

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]

Adrian Henri presents the second programme of poetry requests from the Merseyside area. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970615]

Adrian Henri hears from pupils, teachers, and the poets who work with them on Merseyside. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970615]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970622]

Adrian Henri asks Merseyside poetry lovers for their favourite poems. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970622]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970629]

Adrian Henri rounds up the month's Merseyside requests with teachers and pupils taking part in a poetry project on the Wirral. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970629]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970706]

Poet's Poetry Please! Australian poet Les Murray introduces the work of James McAuley and David Campbell. Producer Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970706]

Unknown: James McAuley

Unknown: David Campbell.

Producer: Sara Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970713]

Poet's Poetry Please. Helen Dunmore presents a selection of the poems written by Thomas Hardy after the death of his first wife, Emma, in 1912. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970713]

Written By: Thomas Hardy

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970720]

Poet's Poetry Please. Irish poet

Brendan Kennelly introduces and reads the poetry of Matthew Arnold. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970720]

Introduces: Brendan Kennelly

Unknown: Matthew Arnold.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970727]

Poet's Poetry Please. Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie pays tribute to George Mackay Brown , who died last year. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970727]

Unknown: Kathleen Jamie

Unknown: George MacKay Brown

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970803]

Gareth Owen introduces poetry of the natural world.

Producer Christine Hall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970803]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970803]

Introduces: Gareth Owen

Producer: Christine Hall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970810]

Poet Sarah Maguire introduces four programmes from Cornwall, exploring the idea of summer and reflecting on visions of the peninsula. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970810]

Introduces: Sarah Maguire

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970817]

In the second of two programmes,

Sarah Maguire explores Cornish poetry, and DM Thomas reads his own work. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970817]

Unknown: Sarah Maguire

Unknown: Dm Thomas

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970824]

A special edition to celebrate the 80th birthday of Charles Causley , one of the century's last great popular poets. From his home in Cornwall, he talks about his life and reads his own work. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970824]

Unknown: Charles Causley

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970831]

Sarah Maguire hears poetry requests at the outdoor Minack

Theatre near Land's End in Cornwall, and explores poetry connected with fishing and the sea. Producer Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970831]

Unknown: Sarah Maguire

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970907]

Ian McMillan chooses poems from Gloucestershire writer Laurie Lee , who died earlier this year. Read by Haydn Gwynne and Michael Maloney. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970907]

Unknown: Ian McMillan

Unknown: Laurie Lee

Read By: Haydn Gwynne

Read By: Michael Maloney.

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970914]

Ian McMillan sets out on the trail of the Gloucestershire poets, visiting the places where they lived and worked. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970914]

Unknown: Ian McMillan

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970921]

Ian McMillan continues on the trail of the Dymock poets in Gloucestershire. Readers Haydn Gwynne and Michael Maloney Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970921]

Unknown: Ian McMillan

Readers: Haydn Gwynne

Readers: Michael Maloney

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970928]

Ian McMillan presents a selection of autumnal poetry from Gloucestershire poets. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970928]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971005]

Sarah Maguire presents a selection of listeners' requests on the subject of water.

Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971005]

Unknown: Sarah Maguire

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971012]

Sarah Maguire celebrates National Poetry Day.

Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971012]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971019]

Sarah Maguire investigates the life and work of neglected poet Ruth Pitter. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971019]

Unknown: Sarah Maguire

Unknown: Ruth Pitter.

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971026]

On the day the clocks changed, Sarah Maguire explores the many faces of time. With readers Carole Boyd ,

Catherine Harvey and Michael Maloney. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971026]

Unknown: Sarah Maguire

Readers: Carole Boyd

Readers: Catherine Harvey

Readers: Michael Maloney.

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971102]

In the first of two programmes celebrating his 60th birthday,

Roger McGough reflects on poetry which has inspired him. With reader Eleanor Bron. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971102]

Unknown: Roger McGough

Reader: Eleanor Bron.

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971109]

Second of two programmes marking the 60th birthday of Roger McGough. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971109]

Unknown: Roger McGough.

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971116]

Sarah Maguire presents the first part of an appreciation of poet John Clare. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971116]

Unknown: Sarah Maguire

Unknown: John Clare.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971123]

Sarah Maguire presents the second part of an appreciation of poet John Clare. Producer Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971123]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971130]

Ian McMillan introduces Scottish poetry to celebrate St Andrew 's Day. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971130]

Introduces: Ian McMillan

Unknown: St Andrew

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971207]

Ian McMillan introduces more listeners' requests for Scottish poetry. Producer Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971207]

Introduces: Ian McMillan

Producer: Felicity Goodall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971214]

Sarah Maguire presents a menu of poems featuring the finest ingredients of the Christmas season. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971214]

Unknown: Sarah Maguire

Producer: Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971221]

Sarah Maguire presents The Singing of the Magnificat in a selection of devotional verse.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971221]

Unknown: Sarah Maguire

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971228]

Sarah Maguire presents a selection of sharp-tongued poems to spice up any flagging celebrations. Producer Viv Beeby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971228]