Making Love To Marilyn

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Programme Catalogue - Details: A THING GOING ON19960225

First broadcast on 1994-09-10

Producer: ERIN RILEY

Next in series: I'M THROUGH WITH LOVE

Previous in series: LET'S DO IT

Description

4/5 in a series of programmes of love and erotic poetry, which take in the

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Sep 1994 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

25 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Roger Mcgough (Author)

Kingsley Amis (Author)

Liz Lochhead (Author)

Richard Jones (Author)

Carol Duffy (Author)

Stevie Smith (Author)

Gavin Ewart (Author)

John Agard (Author)

Federico Lorca (Author)

Alan Jenkins (Author)

Algernon Swinburne (Author)

Sujata Bhatt (Author)

Paul Verlaine (Author)

Cavafy (Author)

Jill Penny (Author)

Nicholas Hookes (Author)

M de France (Author)

Kaccipettu Nannakaiyar (Author)

Susan Roberts (Producer)

Denys Hawthorne (rdr)

Adjoa Andoh (rdr)

Nerys Hughes (rdr)

Juliet Stevenson (rdr)

Ian Mckellen (rdr)

Samuel West (rdr)

Noreen Kershaw (rdr)

Barrie Rutter (rdr)

Grace Nichols (rdr)

Pippa Hinchley (rdr)

Recorded on 1994-07-25

Programme Catalogue - Details: COME UP AND SEE ME SOMETIME19960211

First broadcast on 1994-08-27

Producer: SUE ROBERTS

Next in series: LET'S DO IT

Previous in series: I WANNA BE LOVED BY YOU

Description

2/5 in a series of programmes of love & erotic poetry, which take in the many moods of the sensual, raunchy, sometimes ludicrous world of sex. Producer Susan ROBERTS.

01: Invitation - Grace Nichols [1.33] read by the poet 02: Down Wanton Down - Robert Graves [1.10] read by Barrie Rutter 03: Desire's a desire - Selima Hill [1.14] read by Adjoah Andoh 04: Sonnet 117 - Shakespeare [0.52] read by Juliet Stevenson 05: Sonnet 129 - Shakespeare [0.58] read by Ian Mckellen 06: Strugnell's sonnets (extract) - Wendy Cope [0.57] read by Barrie Rutter 07: A well-wisher (extract) - Gavin Ewart [1.04] read by the poet 08: The ram - Selima Hill [1.09] read by Pippa Hinchley 09: We two boys - Walt Whitman [0.40] read by Ian Mckellen 10: What the pool said - Liz Lochhead [2.43] read by the poet

21: Spring - Paul Verlaine [1.13] read by Adjoah Andoh

11: On the happy corydon - Charles Sedley [2.17] read by Denys Hawthorne 12: May I feel - E. E. Cummings [1.31] read by Nerys Hughes 13: Ode to knickers - John Agard [1.00] read by the poet 14: Prelude - Wendy Cope [0.13] read by the poet 15: Sexual couplets - Craig Raine [0.46] read by Samuel West 16: My black triangle - Grace Nichols [1.06] read by the poet 17: The vine - Robert Herrick [1.18] read by Denys Hawthorne 18: The old tune - Alan Jenkins [1.32] read by the poet 19: Two young men - C. P. Cavafy [1.08] read by Ian Mckellen 20: Tryst - Peter Reading [1.53] read by Pippa Hinchley

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

what the pool said (poem)

my black triangle (poem)

invitation (poem)

may i feel said he (poem)

shakespeare's sonnet 129

the vine (poem)

the ram (poem)

down wanton down (poem)

desire's a desire (poem)

sonnet no 117 (shakespeare)

strugnell's sonnets (poems)

a well wisher (poem)

we two boys (poem)

on the happy corydon (poem)

ode to knickers (poem)

prelude (poem) (cope)

sexual couplets (poem)

the old tune (poem)

two young men (poem)

tryst (poem) (reading)

spring (poem) (verlaine)

Broadcast history

27 Aug 1994 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

11 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Shakespeare (Author)

Liz Lochhead (Author)

Robert Graves (Author)

Wendy Cope (Author)

Gavin Ewart (Author)

John Agard (Author)

Grace Nichols (Author)

Craig Raine (Author)

Robert Herrick (Author)

Walt Whitman (Author)

Peter Reading (Author)

Alan Jenkins (Author)

Selima Hill (Author)

C Cavafy (Author)

E Cummings (Author)

Paul Verlaine (Author)

Charles Sedley (Author)

Susan Roberts (Producer)

Denys Hawthorne (rdr)

Adjoa Andoh (rdr)

Nerys Hughes (rdr)

Juliet Stevenson (rdr)

Ian Mckellen (rdr)

Samuel West (rdr)

Barrie Rutter (rdr)

Pippa Hinchley (rdr)

Recorded on 1994-07-14

Programme Catalogue - Details: I Wanna Be Loved By You19960204

First broadcast on 1994-08-20

Producer: SUE ROBERTS

Next in series: COME UP AND SEE ME SOMETIME

Description

1/5 in a series of programmes of love & erotic poetry, which take in the many moods of the sensual, raunchy, sometimes ludicrous world of sex. Producer Susan ROBERTS.

11: Some people - Wendy Cope [0.11] read by the poet 12: The parish register (extract)- George Crabbe [1.31] read by Barrie Rutter 13: Art of Coquetry (extract) - Charlotte Lennox [2.04] read by Juliet Stevenson 14: Amores (extract) - Ovid [3.23] read by Denys Hawthorne 15: Warming her pearls - Carol Ann Duffy [1.56] read by Adjoah Andoh 16: Did not - Thomas Moore [1.03] read by Samuel West 17: The hug - Thom Gunn [1.03] read by Ian McKellan 18: Steam - Carol Ann Duffy [0.49] read by Adjoah Andoh 19: Somewhere - John Agard [0.39] read by the poet

20: Life story - Tennessee Williams [1.56] read by Ian McKellan 21: Wild night - Emily Dickinson [0.23] read by Juliet Stevenson 22: Storm - Alan Jenkins [0.50] read by the poet 23: The complaisant friend - Pierre Louys [1.04] read by Pippa Hinchley 24: Wind & river romance - John Agard [0.49] read by Grace Nichols 25: Blessed undressed - John Agard [1.00] read by the poet

01: I suspect - Lynn Peters [1.18] read by Noreen Kershaw 02: Verses for a birthday card - Wendy Cope [0.18] read by the poet 03: Watermelon lady - John Agard [1.05] read by the poet 04: Those women - Grace Nichols [0.33] read by the poet 05: Feast - Alan Jenkins [0.54] read by the poet 06: Dream songs - John Berryman [1.12] read by Samuel West 07: He is more than a hero - Sappho [0.46] read by Adjoah Andoh 08: Office friendship - Gavin Ewart [0.56] read by the poet 09: Shopping for sex - Briar Wood [0.55] read by Noreen Kershaw 10: Toilet - Hugo Williams [1.16] read by Samuel West

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

i suspect (poem)

25 (poem)

warming her pearls (poem)

office friendships (poem)

he is more than a hero (poem)

the art of coquetry (poem)

verses for a birthday card (poem)

watermelon lady (poem)

those women (poem)

feast (poem)

dream songs (poem)

shopping for sex (poem)

toilet (poem)

some people (poem)

did not (poem)

the hug (poem)

steam (poem)

somewhere (poem)

wild night (poem)

storm (poem) (jenkins)

wind and river romance (poem)

blessed undressed (poem)

the parish register (poem)

amores (poem)

Broadcast history

20 Aug 1994 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

04 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Carol Duffy (Author)

Wendy Cope (Author)

Gavin Ewart (Author)

John Agard (Author)

Emily Dickinson (Author)

Thom Gunn (Author)

Tennessee Williams (Author)

Hugo Williams (Author)

Alan Jenkins (Author)

Lynn Peters (Author)

Ovid (Author)

Thomas Moore (Author)

George Crabbe (Author)

Sappho (Author)

Pierre Louys (Author)

Charlotte Lennox (Author)

James Berryman (Author)

Briar Wood (Author)

Susan Roberts (Producer)

Denys Hawthorne (rdr)

Adjoa Andoh (rdr)

Juliet Stevenson (rdr)

Ian Mckellen (rdr)

Samuel West (rdr)

Noreen Kershaw (rdr)

Barrie Rutter (rdr)

Grace Nichols (rdr)

Pippa Hinchley (rdr)

Recorded on 1994-07-02.

Programme Catalogue - Details: LET'S DO IT19960218

First broadcast on 1994-09-03

Producer: SUE ROBERTS

Next in series: A THING GOING ON

Previous in series: COME UP AND SEE ME SOMETIME

Description

The third in a series of five programmes of love and erotic poetry, which

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

03 Sep 1994 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

18 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Seamus Heaney (Author)

Liz Lochhead (Author)

W Yeats (Author)

John Donne (Author)

Henry Normal (Author)

Fleur Adcock (Author)

Thom Gunn (Author)

Peter Reading (Author)

Homer (Author)

Ovid (Author)

E Cummings (Author)

Sappho (Author)

Alison Fell (Author)

Sylvia Kantaris (Author)

Patrick O'Shaughnessy (Author)

Catullus (Author)

Zoe Fairburns (Author)

Philodemus (Author)

Maximian (Author)

Susan Roberts (Producer)

Denys Hawthorne (rdr)

Adjoa Andoh (rdr)

Nerys Hughes (rdr)

Juliet Stevenson (rdr)

Ian Mckellen (rdr)

Samuel West (rdr)

Noreen Kershaw (rdr)

Barrie Rutter (rdr)

Pippa Hinchley (rdr)

Recorded on 1994-07-18