|19980614||Poet Peter Redgrove offers a personal view of the extraordinary May Day processions of dancing hobby horses through the streets of Padstow in Cornwall.|
Featuring rare archive recordings from the BBC archives.
|Cenotaph Of Snow||19980802||Belfast-born Michael Longley reads his sequence of war poems, ranging from ancient Greece to the First World War and the recent horrors of Northern Ireland.|
|198B||01||Eddie's Other Lives||19980412||The first of an occasional series of specially commissioned new poems from the finest writers in English today.|
`Eddie's Other Lives' by Ken Smith.
Ken Smith the English poet could once have become Ken Smith the American poet.
This poem imagines that he did.
|201D||01||Essex Rag||20011118||20011124||`Essex Rag'.|
Lavinia Greenlaw returns to the village where she grew up to explore the landscape she has come to associate with the boredom and isolation of her teenage years (1/2).
|201D||02 LAST||Such Heavenly Bric-a-brac||20011125||20011201||The second of two poems written by a poet about a place central to their imagination and heart.|
`Such Heavenly Bric-a-Brac'.
Michael Longley travels to Carrigskeewaun in Co.
|203A||01||A Village Of Water||20030217||Series of five specially commissioned poems on the theme of water.|
1: A Village of Water, by Sarah Maguire.
A panoramic look at three communities in Kurdistan, Gaza and London.
|203A||02||Civic||20030218||Series of poems on the theme of water.|
2: Civic by Paul Farley.
A journey through the sluices at Thirlmere, via a succession of pipes and aqueducts to Manchester's water supply.
|203A||03||The Sea Cabinet||20030219||Series of five specially commissioned poems on the theme of water.|
3: The Sea Cabinet, by Catriona O'Reilly.
A journey around the Town Docks Museum at Hull.
|203A||04||Water Sessions||20030220||Series of five specially commissioned poems on the theme of water.|
4: Water Sessions, by James Lasdun.
God's Great Flood and a contemporary water fight meet in New England.
|203A||05 LAST||The Source||20030221||by Maura Dooley.|
The secret life of water and our unslakeable thirst.