Stanza On Stage

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20140531

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

20140531

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.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930410]

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

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930817]

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

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970405]

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.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970419]

Unknown: Edwin Morgan

Musician: Tommy Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970426]

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

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970426]

Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Graham Mort.

Unknown: Deborah McAndrew

Composed By: Gary Yershon.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970503]

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

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970510]

Talks: Grace Nichols

Unknown: Simon Armitage

Unknown: John Agard

Music By: Aubrey Bryan.

Producer: Susan Roberts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970517]

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

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971227]

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

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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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[R4 BD=19930817]

Andrew McAllister introduces

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

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[R4 BD=19930817]

Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Maya Angelou

Producer: Susan Roberts

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[R4 BD=19930824]

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

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[R4 BD=19930824]

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

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930907]

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

Producer Susan Roberts

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930907]

Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Paul Durcan

Producer: Susan Roberts

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930914]

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

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930914]

Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Rukhsana Ahmad.

Producers: Anne Edyvean

Producers: Susan Roberts

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[R4 BD=19930921]

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

Producer Susan Roberts

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930921]

Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Tony Harrison

Unknown: St Andrews.

Producer: Susan Roberts

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930928]

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

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930928]

Introduces: Andrew McAllister

Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw

Unknown: Simon Armitage

Producer: Susan Roberts

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[R4 BD=19940623]

The first of seven poetry performances recorded around the country. James Fenton reads from Out of Danger, his first collection of poems forten years, to a packed audience in the Voicebox at the Royal Festival Hall. Producer Susan Roberts

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Unknown: James Fenton

Producer: Susan Roberts

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Grenadian poet Merle Collins , in performance at the BBC Poetry Festival in Bristol, reads from her latest collection,

Rotten Pomerack. Producer VivBeeby

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Unknown: Merle Collins

Unknown: Rotten Pomerack.

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Don Paterson and Michael Donaghy share their prize-winning poems and a little jazz and folk music with an audience at the BBC Poetry Festival in Bristol. Producer Viv Beeby

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Unknown: Don Paterson

Unknown: Michael Donaghy

Producer: Viv Beeby

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with Henry Normal , the enfant terrible of alternative poetry, at the BBC Poetry Festival in Bristol, and acclaimed performance poet Jean "Binta" Breeze at the Galway Festival in Ireland. Producers Viv Beeby and Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Henry Normal

Producers: Viv Beeby

Producers: Julian Wilkinson

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Allen Ginsberg , one of America's leading poets, makes a rare appearance in Britain at the Cheltenham Festival of Literature.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Allen Ginsberg

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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Caribbean poet Valerie Bloom and Scots-born Kathleen Jamie join forces at the BBC Poetry Festival in Bristol to celebrate the rhythms of their native tongues. Producer Viv Beeby

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Unknown: Valerie Bloom

Unknown: Kathleen Jamie

Producer: Viv Beeby

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The series ends with an anthology of poetry from Shakespeare to Stevie Smith , set tousic by Stuart Gordon and David Lord. Producers Mary Ward Lowery and Susan Roberts

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Unknown: Stevie Smith

Unknown: Stuart Gordon

Unknown: David Lord.

Producers: Mary Ward Lowery

Producers: Susan Roberts

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Three of America's leading poets join forces for an evening of Southern poetry. Dave Smith , Ellen Bryant Voight and James Dickey , also the author of the novel Deliverance, read at the South Bank's American South season.

Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Dave Smith

Unknown: Ellen Bryant Voight

Unknown: James Dickey

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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After Ovid. New poetic versions of the Metamorphoses with Ted Hughes , Michael Longley , Eavan Boland and others recorded at Poetry International 1994. Introduced by Simon Armitage. Producer Tim Dee

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[R4 BD=19950422]

Unknown: Ted Hughes

Unknown: Michael Longley

Unknown: Eavan Boland

Introduced By: Simon Armitage.

Producer: Tim Dee

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[R4 BD=19950429]

Simon Armitage introduces Les Murray and John Ashbery reading from their work, recorded at Poetry International at London's South Bank Centre.

Producer Sally Marmion

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Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Les Murray

Unknown: John Ashbery

Producer: Sally Marmion

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[R4 BD=19950506]

Simon Armitage introduces Dana Gioia and Paul Muldoon in performance at the South Bank Centre.

Producer Viv Beeby

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[R4 BD=19950506]

Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Dana Gioia

Unknown: Paul Muldoon

Producer: Viv Beeby

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[R4 BD=19950513]

Simon Armitage introduces the high-octane, fast-talking performers of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York, recorded at Huddersfield Poetry Festival. Producer Sara Davies

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Introduces: Simon Armitage

Producer: Sara Davies

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In the last of the series,

Simon Armitage introduces poetry from

Roger McGough and music from Alan Price recorded at the Riverside

Studios in Hammersmith.

Producer Paul Dodgson

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Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Roger McGough

Producer: Paul Dodgson

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Irish poets Brendan Kennelly and Nuala Ni Dhomhnall give a high octane performance from the 1995 Birmingham Readers and Writers

Festival. Introduced by Simon Armitage. Producers Felicity Goodall and Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: Brendan Kennelly

Unknown: Nuala Ni Dhomhnall

Introduced By: Simon Armitage.

Producers: Felicity Goodall

Producers: Julian Wilkinson

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[R4 BD=19960106]

Simon Armitage introduces Rita Dove , American Poet Laureate from 1993 to

1995, reading from her rich and varied output. Recorded at the Swansea Year of Literature. Producer Sally Marmion

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[R4 BD=19960106]

Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Rita Dove

Producer: Sally Marmion

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[R4 BD=19960113]

This special edition on the theme of space was recorded at the London Planetarium. Simon Armitage reads from his own work and introduces poets Sophie Hannah and Steve Sneyd , with additional poems read by Adjoa Andoh. Producer Sara Davies

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[R4 BD=19960113]

Unknown: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Sophie Hannah

Unknown: Steve Sneyd

Read By: Adjoa Andoh.

Producer: Sara Davies

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[R4 BD=19960120]

Simon Armitage with poetry and comedy from Ian McMillan and Rory Motion.

Recorded at the Watershed in Bristol. Producer Viv Beeby

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Unknown: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Ian McMillan

Unknown: Rory Motion.

Producer: Viv Beeby

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[R4 BD=19960127]

Simon Armitage introduces one of Britain's brightest young poetic talents, Glyn Maxwell , in performance at last year's Edinburgh Festival.

Producers Rob Ketteridge and Susan Roberts

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[R4 BD=19960127]

Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Glyn Maxwell

Producers: Rob Ketteridge

Producers: Susan Roberts

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[R4 BD=19960203]

Simon Armitage introduces American poet Thomas Lynch as he gives a reading at the Voice Box, Royal Festival Hall.

Producer Kate McAll

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Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Thomas Lynch

Producer: Kate McAll

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[R4 BD=19960210]

Roger McGough , James Berry and Wendy Cope in performance, with musical accompaniment from Aubrey Bryan. Introduced by Simon Armitage. Producer Sara Davies

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[R4 BD=19960210]

Unknown: Roger McGough

Unknown: James Berry

Unknown: Wendy Cope

Unknown: Aubrey Bryan.

Introduced By: Simon Armitage.

Producer: Sara Davies

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[R4 BD=19960217]

The Wild Party. In the last of the series, Kerry Shale and Lorelei King perform Joseph Moncure March's classic poem which chronicles one night of debauchery in 1920s New York.

Producer Viv Beeby

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[R4 BD=19960217]

Unknown: Joseph Moncure

Producer: Viv Beeby

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[R4 BD=19961012]

Poet Peter Reading with a showcase of his extraordinary work, recorded at this year's Birmingham Readers and Writers Festival. Introduced by Simon Armitage.

Producer Tim Dee

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[R4 BD=19961012]

Unknown: Peter Reading

Introduced By: Simon Armitage.

Producer: Tim Dee

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[R4 BD=19961019]

Simon Armitage introduces a double bill of poetry and music from poets Dannie Abse and Gerald Mangan , recorded at the Edinburgh Festival. Producer Rob Ketteridge

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[R4 BD=19961019]

Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Dannie Abse

Unknown: Gerald Mangan

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

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[R4 BD=19961026]

Simon Armitage introduces poets Eva Salzman and John Burnside in a performance recorded at the Newcastle Poetry Festival. Producer Sara Davies

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[R4 BD=19961026]

Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Eva Salzman

Unknown: John Burnside

Producer: Sara Davies

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[R4 BD=19961102]

Rising star Don Patterson reads his work and performs improvised jazz with fellow "Lammas" member Tim Garland.

Introduced by Simon Armitage. Producer Rob Ketteridge

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[R4 BD=19961102]

Unknown: Don Patterson

Unknown: Tim Garland.

Introduced By: Simon Armitage.

Producer: Rob Ketteridge

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[R4 BD=19961109]

Featuring Ivor Cutler at the Birmingham Readers and Writers' Festival.

Producer Viv Beeby

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961109]

Unknown: Ivor Cutler

Producer: Viv Beeby

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970405]

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

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970405]

Unknown: Ted Hughes

Unknown: Seamus Heaney

Unknown: Robert Frost

Producer: Susan Roberts

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970412]

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

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970412]

Talks: Tess Gallagher

Unknown: Raymond Carver

Introduced By: Simon Armitage.

Producer: Viv Beeby

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970419]

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

Glasgow International Jazz Festival.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970419]

Unknown: Edwin Morgan

Musician: Tommy Smith

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970426]

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

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970426]

Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Graham Mort.

Unknown: Deborah McAndrew

Composed By: Gary Yershon.

Producer: Susan Roberts

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970503]

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

Poetry International festival in London. Producer Tim Dee

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970503]

Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Sharon Olds

Producer: Tim Dee

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970510]

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

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970510]

Talks: Grace Nichols

Unknown: Simon Armitage

Unknown: John Agard

Music By: Aubrey Bryan.

Producer: Susan Roberts

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970517]

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

Producer Viv Beeby

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970517]

Introduces: Simon Armitage

Unknown: Kit Wright

Producer: Viv Beeby

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971227]

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

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971227]

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 and 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

Producer: R.

KETTERIDGE

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 and 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

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

Producer Sally Marmion.

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 and 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 and 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.

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4

The Wild Party19971227

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

The Wild Party19971227

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