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Aldeburgh Backchat 2010: Bill Manhire

Bill Manhire discusses growing up in 1950s New Zealand, the sense that “real life might be...

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Poem Show 10 - American Special III

Three poems celebrating language in all its richness from three fine American poets. Barbara...

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Aldeburgh Close Reading: Dorianne Laux

Close Readings at Aldeburgh are one of the Festival's most popular events, where we ask a poet to...

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Aldeburgh Backchat 2010: Marie Howe

Marie Howe in conversation with Nick Patrick at the 2010 Aldeburgh Poetry Festival, talking about...

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Aldeburgh’s Open Workshop

What has 800 fingers, 160 feet and 80 heads sprouting fresh ideas and new poems? It’s the...

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Aldeburgh Conversation 2010: Imtiaz Dharker

Imtiaz Dharker in conversation with Robert Seatter, discussing her wide range of influences...

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The Poem Show 9 - New Blood

Three poems from the 2010 Aldeburgh Poetry Festival by three of the most richly talented young...

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Aldeburgh Conversation 2010: John Glenday

John Glenday in conversation with Robert Seatter about the fourteen year incubation period for...

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Aldeburgh Backchat 2010: JO Morgan

JO Morgan talks about the strangeness of winning the Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, the...

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Aldeburgh Conversation 2010: Elaine Feinstein

Elaine Feinstein in conversation with Robert Seatter, discussing poetry and memoir and the...

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The Poem Show 8 - Wonderful and Strange

We've plundered the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival archive to bring you a new Poem Show of the...

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The Poem Show 7 - Modern Life

Three poems with a different take on the trials and tribulations of modern living. The refreshing...

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Aldeburgh Takeaway 2010

We asked poets what they'd be taking away from the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival. Here's what...

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Aldeburgh Backchat 2010: Andrew Motion

In a reflective & open conversation, Andrew Motion discusses the moment he 'got...

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Aldeburgh Conversation 2010: Lars Gustafsson

Celebrated Swedish writer Lars Gustafsson in conversation with Robert Seatter at this...

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The Poem Show 6 - American Special II

A highlight of the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival is always the introduction of outstanding American...

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Seamus Heaney - The Poetry Prom - audience Vox Pop

Audience Vox Pop. Following the reading, audience members queuing for the book signing spoke of...

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The Poem Show 5 - Funny Poets

We're having our own Fringe Festival on The Poetry Channel this August with a new Poem Show...

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All the latest from the Bard of Wimbledon

Join the Bard of Wimbledon - Matt Harvey - as he reflects on the great British sport of queuing...

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Join Wimbledon Poet Matt Harvey on Henman Hill

Is it Henman Hill or Murray Mound? As Matt Harvey, the first Wimbledon Championships Poet, says...

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