Gillian Clarke - A Poet's Year

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01Afternoon Reading20110201

National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, who has recently been awarded The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2010, reads from her journal about life on her small holding in rural West Wales. In this episode, a blizzard of snow, blocked roads and a frozen water pump test their survival skills.

The Welsh landscape and the healing power of nature are both driving forces in Gillian Clarke's poetry and prose. These readings are adapted from At the Source: Prose Writings by Gillian Clarke, published by Carcanet. The music is Clowns by Goldfrapp.

Producer: Willa King

BBC Cymru Wales.

01Afternoon Reading20110201

National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, who has recently been awarded The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2010, reads from her journal about life on her small holding in rural West Wales. In this episode, a blizzard of snow, blocked roads and a frozen water pump test their survival skills.

The Welsh landscape and the healing power of nature are both driving forces in Gillian Clarke's poetry and prose. These readings are adapted from At the Source: Prose Writings by Gillian Clarke, published by Carcanet. The music is Clowns by Goldfrapp.

Producer: Willa King

BBC Cymru Wales.

02Afternoon Reading20110202
02Afternoon Reading20110202

National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, who has recently been awarded The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2010, reads from her journal about life on her small holding in rural West Wales. Bees, a successful harvest of hay and a family of swallows make a bountiful summer.

The Welsh landscape and the healing power of nature are both driving forces in Gillian Clarke's poetry and prose. These readings are adapted from At the Source: Prose Writings by Gillian Clarke, published by Carcanet. The music is Clowns by Goldfrapp.

Producer: Willa King

BBC Cymru Wales.

02Afternoon Reading20110202

National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, who has recently been awarded The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2010, reads from her journal about life on her small holding in rural West Wales. Bees, a successful harvest of hay and a family of swallows make a bountiful summer.

The Welsh landscape and the healing power of nature are both driving forces in Gillian Clarke's poetry and prose. These readings are adapted from At the Source: Prose Writings by Gillian Clarke, published by Carcanet. The music is Clowns by Goldfrapp.

Producer: Willa King

BBC Cymru Wales.

03Afternoon Reading20110203
03Afternoon Reading20110203

National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, who has recently been awarded The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2010, reads from her journal about life on her small holding in rural West Wales. The autumn crops of potatoes, beetroot, apple and blackberries are gathered and stored, and the honey is harvested. The pond has a mysterious nocturnal visitor.

The Welsh landscape and the healing power of nature are both driving forces in Gillian Clarke's poetry and prose. These readings are adapted from At the Source: Prose Writings by Gillian Clarke, published by Carcanet. The music is Clowns by Goldfrapp.

Producer: Willa King

BBC Cymru Wales.

03Afternoon Reading20110203

National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, who has recently been awarded The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2010, reads from her journal about life on her small holding in rural West Wales. The autumn crops of potatoes, beetroot, apple and blackberries are gathered and stored, and the honey is harvested. The pond has a mysterious nocturnal visitor.

The Welsh landscape and the healing power of nature are both driving forces in Gillian Clarke's poetry and prose. These readings are adapted from At the Source: Prose Writings by Gillian Clarke, published by Carcanet. The music is Clowns by Goldfrapp.

Producer: Willa King

BBC Cymru Wales.