Stanza On Stage

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Stanza on Stage Andrew McAllister introduces Maya Angelou in performance at the Hay-on-Wye festival in 1993. Producer: Susan Roberts.

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Andrew McAllister introduces Roger McGough , Adrian Henri and Brian Patten in performance with guitarist Andy Roberts.

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Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Roger McGough

Unknown: Adrian Henri

Unknown: Brian Patten

Guitarist: Andy Roberts.

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Andrew McAllister introduces

- Maya Angelou in performance at the Hay-on-Wye festival. Producer Susan Roberts

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Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Maya Angelou

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Andrew McAllister introduces the Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott reading at the Pump Rooms in Bath. Producer Susan Roberts

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Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Derek Walcott

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Tonight, Andrew McAllister introduces Carol Ann Duffy , Jackie Kay and Liz Lochhead in performance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Producer Susan Roberts

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Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy

Unknown: Jackie Kay

Unknown: Liz Lochhead

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Andrew McAllister introduces the poet Paul Durcan reading at the Triskel Art Centre in Cork.

Producer Susan Roberts

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Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Paul Durcan

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Andrew McAllister introduces an evening of contemporary poetry from Pakistan's leading women poets - presented by playwright Rukhsana Ahmad.

Producers Anne Edyvean and Susan Roberts

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Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Rukhsana Ahmad.

Producers: Anne Edyvean

Producers: Susan Roberts

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Andrew McAllister introduces the poet Tony Harrison reading at the Byre Theatre in St Andrews.

Producer Susan Roberts

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Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Tony Harrison

Unknown: St Andrews.

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Andrew McAllister introduces the last in the present series, with poets Lavinia Greenlaw and Simon Armitage , who read from their latest collections - Night Photograph and Book of Matches. Producer Susan Roberts

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Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw

Unknown: Simon Armitage

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney read from their new anthology of favourite poetry, The School Bag, on the stage of the Royal Court Theatre in London's West End. The selection includes To Earthward by Robert Frost and Auden's Law Like Love.

Producer Susan Roberts

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Unknown: Ted Hughes

Unknown: Seamus Heaney

Unknown: Robert Frost

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Tess Gallagher talks about the poems she wrote on the death of her husband Raymond Carver and the poems of recovery that followed, and she reads from her most recent work.

Introduced by Simon Armitage. Producer Viv Beeby

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Talks: Tess Gallagher

Unknown: Raymond Carver

Introduced By: Simon Armitage.

Producer: Viv Beeby

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Poet Edwin Morgan and jazz musician Tommy Smith collaborate in Beasts of Scotland, recorded at last year's

Glasgow International Jazz Festival.

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Unknown: Edwin Morgan

Musician: Tommy Smith

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Simon Armitage introduces a poem for radio by a poet new to the medium. The Red Field by Graham Mort.

Isolated by a troubled childhood, twins Hannah and Leonard reach out to each other across the years. With Deborah McAndrew , and music composed by Gary Yershon. Producer Susan Roberts

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Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Graham Mort.

Unknown: Deborah McAndrew

Composed By: Gary Yershon.

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Simon Armitage introduces a performance by the American poet Sharon Olds , recorded at last year's

Poetry International festival in London. Producer Tim Dee

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Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Sharon Olds

Producer: Tim Dee

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Grace Nichols talks to Simon Armitage about her new long poem Sunris, which she reads with John Agard as Montezuma and accompanying steel drum music by Aubrey Bryan. Producer Susan Roberts

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Talks: Grace Nichols

Unknown: Simon Armitage

Unknown: John Agard

Music By: Aubrey Bryan.

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Simon Armitage introduces poets Les A Murray and Kit Wright , in a performance from the Birmingham Readers and Writers Festival.

Producer Viv Beeby

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Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Kit Wright

Producer: Viv Beeby

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The Wild Party

Kerry Shale and Lorelei King perform Joseph Moncure March's classic poem chronicling a night of debauchery in 1920s New York. Producer Viv Beeby Repeat

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Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Joseph Moncure

Producer: Viv Beeby

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 February 199619960210

Producer: S.DAVIES

Next in series: THE WILD PARTY

Previous in series: TOM LYNCH

Description

Roger Mcgough, James BERRY & Wendy COPE in performance with musical accompaniment from Aubrey BRYAN on steel pans.

Intro by Simon ARMITAGE.

Producer Sara Davies.

James BERRY reading his own works: My arrival [1.04]; Words of a Jamaican laas moment them [1.01]; Village voices, hot news [1.10]; Villagers independence-2 [1.30].

Wendy COPE reading her own works: The aerial [0.34]; Defining the problem [0.16]; Exchange of letters [2.00]; Kindness to animals [0.21]; Wasteland limericks [1.07]; Tree hugging [0.20].

Roger Mcgough reading his own works: An ordinary poetry reading [1.05]; The CPL [0.46]; Casablanca [1.19]; Cinders [1.16]; Bear hugs [1.16].

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

poetry

declamation

an ordinary poetry reading (poem)

cinders (poem)

kindness to animals (poem)

the cpl (poem)

defining the problem (poem)

Broadcast history

10 Feb 1996 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Roger Mcgough (Author)

Wendy Cope (Author)

James Berry (Author)

Aubrey Bryan (mus)

Sara Davies (Producer)

Simon Armitage (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-02-01.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Glyn Maxwell19960127

Producer: R.

KETTERIDGE

Next in series: TOM LYNCH

Previous in series: I.MCMILLAN/R.MOTION

Broadcast history

27 Jan 1996 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-04.

Programme Catalogue - Details: I.mcmillan/r.motion19960120

Producer: V.BEEBY

Next in series: GLYN MAXWELL

Previous in series: SPACE CABARET

Broadcast history

20 Jan 1996 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-05.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Rita Dove19960106

Producer: S.MARMION

Next in series: SPACE CABARET

Previous in series: BRENDAN KENNELLY AND NUALA NI DHOMHNAILL

Description

Simon ARMITAGE intros Rita DOVE, American Poet Laureate from 1993 to 1995, reading from her rich & varied output, recorded at the Swansea Year of Literature.

Producer Sally Marmion.

01: O [1.12] 02: Parsley [1.17] 03: Roast Possum [1.56] 04: Dusting [1.17] 05; Flash cards [0.52] 06: Canary [0.40] 07: The island women of Paris [0.53] 08: Persephne falling [0.48] 09: The narcissus flower [0.51] 10: Wiederkehr [0.33] 11: The bistro styx [4.08]

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

poetry

declamation

Broadcast history

06 Jan 1996 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rita Dove (Author)

Sally Marmion (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-12-13.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Space Cabaret19960113

Producer: S.DAVIES

Next in series: I.MCMILLAN/R.MOTION

Previous in series: RITA DOVE

Broadcast history

13 Jan 1996 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-02.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Wild Party19960217

Producer: V.BEEBY

Next in series: TONY HARRISON

Previous in series: 10 February 1996

Description

Kerry Shale & Lorelei KING in a performance of Joseph Moncure MARCH's classic poem, which chronicles one night of debauchery in 1920s New York.

Intro by Simon ARMITAGE.

Producer Viv BEEBY.

"The Wild Party" adapted for Stanza on Stage by Kerry Shale.

Performed by Kerry Shale, Lorelei KING & members of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

poetry

declamation

the wild party (poetry book)

Broadcast history

17 Feb 1996 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Kerry Shale (adap)

Joseph March (Author)

Viv Beeby (Producer)

Lorelei King (rdr)

Simon Armitage (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-11-22.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Tom Lynch19960203

Producer: K.MCALL

Next in series: 10 February 1996

Previous in series: GLYN MAXWELL

Broadcast history

03 Feb 1996 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-19.

The Wild Party19971227

Kerry Shale and Lorelei King perform Joseph Moncure March's classic poem chronicling a night of debauchery in 1920s New York.