Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy's new Christmas poem, Pablo Picasso's Noel follows the famous painter as he moves through a small town in the south of France on Christmas Eve, drawing the residents and the festive scenes he encounters.
Passionfood is a feast of classic and contemporary love poems. There are a hundred flavours in this four-course celebration of love, passion and desire. Compiled by Staying Alive editor Neil Astley, its menu is distinctively different from that of ot
BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please is the longest-running broadcast of verse anywhere in the world. The BBC has looked back through its rich archive of recordings to produce a poll of the most asked for and most broadcast pieces ever.
From this outsider's vantage point, standing as she does on the cusp of many different cultures, Stevie Krayer conducts an urgent interrogation of her roots and relationships, and of a brutal but still beautiful world.