Sounding Off With Mcgough

Roger Mcgough presents a six-part series looking at life, love, happiness, heroes, villains and embarrassing relations.

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Poems that look askance at the world and the animals, human and otherwise, who inhabit it.

Recorded at the Bath Festival.

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Poet Roger McGough hits Bath to reflect on life, love, happiness, heroes, villains and embarrassing relations. From May 2000.

Poet Roger McGough hits Bath to reflect on life, love, happiness, heroes, villains and embarrassing relations.

From May 2000.

Poet Roger McGough on life, love, happiness, heroes, villains and embarrassing relations.

This week some poetic reflections on the business of poetry, to the accompaniment of long-time musical collaborator Andy Roberts.

Roger Mcgough's poetic reflections on life, love, happiness, heroes, villains and embarrassing relations.

Roger Mcgough's reflections on life, love, happiness, heroes, villains and relations.

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Poet Roger McGough's reflections on the inhabitants of the world. Recorded at the Bath Festival. From May 2000.

Poet Roger McGough's reflections on the inhabitants of the world.

Recorded at the Bath Festival.

From May 2000.

Poems that look askance at the world and the animals - human and otherwise - who inhabit it.

Roger Mcgough's poetic reflections on the world's inhabitants.

Roger Mcgough's reflections on the world's inhabitants.

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20090527 BT=2345 (BBC7)
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Another performance from poet Roger Mcgough featuring the extended oriental epic The Spotted Unicorn.

Featuring the Suffering of the Artist, Missed Opportunities, and a Chinese poet's problems with his Young Wife.

With Andy Roberts.

More poetic reflections from Roger Mcgough.

Recorded at the Bath Festival.

Poetic reflections from Roger Mcgough.

Poet Roger McGough's reflections on 'the meaning of life'.

From May 2000.

Poet Roger McGough's reflections on 'the meaning of life'. Recorded at the Bath Festival. From May 2000.

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20040715 (BBC7)
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20110215 (BBC7)
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More poetic reflections from Roger Mcgough, featuring tales of relatives and Retsina.

Recorded at the Bath Festival.

Roger Mcgough 'live' with tales of his sporting relatives and a dangerous encounter over a bottle of retsina.

This week he takes to the stage at the Bath Festival to introduce us to some of his more colourful friends and relations, accompanied by musician Andy Roberts.

Poetic reflections from Roger McGough, featuring tales of relatives and retsina. Recorded at the Bath Festival.

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20121206 (BBC7)

Roger Mcgough brings together new and older work on the perennially fruitful topic of love.

This week, the perennially fruitful topic of love, accompanied by musician Andy Roberts.

More poetic reflections from Roger Mcgough on the perennially fruitful topic of love.

Recorded at the Bath Festival.

Roger McGough's poetic reflections on the perennially fruitful topic of love. Recorded at the Bath Festival. From June 2000.

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More poetic reflections from Roger Mcgough on life, death and the 'Today' programme.

Recorded at the Bath Festival.

McGough reads a selection of work from his new book `The Way Things Are', accompanied by musician Andy Roberts.

Roger Mcgough's reflections on life, death and the 'Today' programme. Recorded at the Bath Festival. From June 2000.