Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Actor and writer John Sessions goes in search of his poetic hero Alexander Pope.

Although his work fell out of fashion shortly after his death and has remained so ever since, John argues that behind the formality of Pope's heroic couplets beats a passionate and often angry heart.

Modern poets and satirists including Peter Porter and Ian Hislop discuss how Pope continues to inspire and influence their work today.

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Actor and writer John Sessions goes in search of his poetic hero Alexander Pope.

Although his work fell out of fashion shortly after his death and has remained so ever since, John argues that behind the formality of Pope's heroic couplets beats a passionate and often angry heart.

Modern poets and satirists including Peter Porter and Ian Hislop discuss how Pope continues to inspire and influence their work today.