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Poetry Extra

Derek Mahon

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 ExtraLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

BBC Radio 4's Poet in Residence, Daljit Nagra revisits the BBC's radio poetry archive to highlight the work of Derek Mahon.

Regarded as one of our finest poets writing today, Derek Mahon - born in Belfast in 1941 - talks to Peter Brooke about his background and his attitude to his work.

Producer: Kathryn Porter

First broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster in 1984. Show less

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