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01The Somme: Paul Muldoon - July 1st 1916, With The Ulster Division20160704

In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Paul Muldoon's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.

Producer: Tim Dee.

In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Paul Muldoon's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.

Producer: Tim Dee.

02The Somme: Yrsa Daley-ward - When Your Mother Calls You, Come20160705In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Yrsa Daley-Ward's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press."

Producer: Tim Dee.

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"In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Yrsa Daley-Ward's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.""

Producer: Tim Dee.

03The Somme: Bill Manhire - Known Unto God20160706In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Bill Manhire's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press."

Producer: Tim Dee.

"

"In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Bill Manhire's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.""

Producer: Tim Dee.

04Jackie Kay - Private Joseph Kay20160707

In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Jackie Kay's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.

Producer: Tim Dee.

In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Jackie Kay's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.

Producer: Tim Dee.

04The Somme: Jackie Kay - Private Joseph Kay20160707

In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Jackie Kay's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.

Producer: Tim Dee.

In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Jackie Kay's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.

Producer: Tim Dee.

05Daljit Nagra - On Your 'a 1940 Memory'20160708

In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Daljit Nagra's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.

Producer: Tim Dee.

In a week of broadcasts tracking the 100th anniversary of the first week of the Battle of the Somme, Radio 3's Essay series is featuring five new poems written in response to the battle. The poems have been commissioned by 14-18Now and these programmes will broadcast the poems for the first time and also hear from the poets about their inspiration and writing.

4th July: Paul Muldoon: July 1st 1916, With the Ulster Division

5th July: Yrsa Daley-Ward: When your mother calls you, come.

6th July: Bill Manhire: Known Unto God

7th July: Jackie Kay: Private Joseph Kay

8th July: Daljit Nagra: On your 'A 1940 Memory'

Daljit Nagra's poem was commissioned by 14-18 NOW:WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich. It was published by Gatehouse Press.

Producer: Tim Dee.