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Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

A celebration of the life and work of one of Britain's favourite entertainers, Sir Ken Dodd, as told in his own words and with testimony from friends and family. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Russ Abbot
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Billington
Interviewed Guest:
Stephanie Cole
Interviewed Guest:
Lorna Dickinson
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Gambaccini
Interviewed Guest:
David Hamilton
Interviewed Guest:
Norma Hornby
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Horne
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Hudd
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Jesson
Interviewed Guest:
John Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
John Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Roger McGough
Interviewed Guest:
Dara O Briain
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Pasquale
Interviewed Guest:
Barry Reeves
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Rogan
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Shakeshaft
Interviewed Guest:
Ian St John
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Sweeney
Interviewed Guest:
Jimmy Tarbuck
Interviewed Guest:
Ricky Tomlinson
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Vine
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Dodd
Executive Producer:
Mark Wells
Executive Producer:
Laurie Mansfield

Pointless Celebrities

Series 11

Episode 21: Christmas Special

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

A special Christmas edition of the general knowledge quiz, with Dave Hill, Rob Davis, Sally Lindsay, Roger McGough, Sonia, Jamelia, Keren Woodward and Sara Dallin. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Participant:
Rob Davis
Participant:
Dave Hill
Participant:
Jamelia
Participant:
Sally Lindsay
Participant:
Roger McGough
Participant:
Sonia
Participant:
Sara Dallin
Participant:
Keren Woodward
Executive Producer:
Tamara Gilder
Executive Producer:
Richard Hague
Producer:
John Ryan
Production Company:
Endemol UK

Poetry Please

Lemn Sissay

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Roger McGough is joined by poet Lemn Sissay MBE, who shares a selection of his favourite poems from the Poetry Please archive of listeners' requests. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Roger McGough
Interviewed Guest:
Lemn Sissay
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Bird
Producer:
Sarah Addezio

Saturday Live

Marty Wilde and Roger McGough

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Morning magazine show with Aasmah Mir and the Rev Richard Coles. Marty Wilde joins Roger McGough to talk poetry and rock 'n' roll. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Marty Wilde
Interviewed Guest:
Lara Jewitt
Interviewed Guest:
Sweetpea Slight
Interviewed Guest:
Roger McGough
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Webb
Interviewed Guest:
Esta Charkham
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Producer:
Maire Devine

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

With the help of famous friends and fellow writers, Roger McGough and Brian Patten tell the inside story of 1967 poetry anthology The Mersey Sound and how they made poetry cool. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Roger McGough
Participant:
Brian Patten
Participant:
Adrian Henri
Series Producer:
Ellen Hobson
Executive Producer:
Nick Parnes

Pointless Celebrities

Series 10

Episode 9: Writers

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

A celebrity writers edition of the quiz, with John O'Farrell, Emma Kennedy, Kathy Lette, Kate Mosse, Benjamin Zephaniah, Roger McGough, Terry Deary and Bryony Gordon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Participant:
John O'Farrell
Participant:
Emma Kennedy
Participant:
Kathy Lette
Participant:
Kate Mosse
Participant:
Benjamin Zephaniah
Participant:
Roger McGough
Participant:
Terry Deary
Participant:
Bryony Gordon
Executive Producer:
James Fox
Executive Producer:
Richard Hague
Executive Producer:
Dom Waugh
Series Producer:
John Ryan
Production Company:
Endemol UK

Poetry Please

Children in Need

Episode 1: Timothy Winters by Charles Causley

Duration: 2 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Radio 4 celebrates Children in Need with poems on the theme of childhood, read by some of the UK's best-known poets and actors. Show more

Poetry Please

Children in Need

Episode 2: The Owl and the Pussy-cat by Edward Lear and My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold by William Wordsworth

Duration: 2 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Radio 4 celebrates Children in Need with poems on the theme of childhood, read by some of the UK's best-known poets and actors. Show more

Poetry Please

Children in Need

Episode 3: Clearances by Seamus Heaney

Duration: 1 minute

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Radio 4 celebrates Children in Need with poems on the theme of childhood, read by some of the UK's best-known poets and actors. Show more

Poetry Please

Children in Need

Episode 5: Lessons by Jacob Polley and Kumukanda by Kayo Chingonyi

Duration: 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Radio 4 celebrates Children in Need with poems on the theme of childhood, read by some of the UK's best-known poets and actors. Show more

Poetry Please

Poems for Dark Days

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Roger McGough presents a selection of listeners' requests for poems for the dark days of winter and for times of political or personal darkness. Show more

Poetry Please

Philip Larkin

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Hull is 2017's European Capital of Culture, and Roger McGough is joined by Sean O'Brien, Douglas Dunn and Paul Farley to celebrate the city's most famous librarian, Philip Larkin. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Roger McGough
Interviewed Guest:
Sean O'Brien
Interviewed Guest:
Douglas Dunn
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Farley
Producer:
Sally Heaven

Poetry Please

Parenting

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sally Phillips and Matt Harvey join Roger McGough to read poems about parenting. There are different takes on the subject from Hollie McNish, William Blake and Carol Ann Duffy. Show more