Newsnight Poetry Special

Blog | Published on May 29, 2009

As part of the BBC Poetry Season, Newsnight Review are screening a poetry special tonight, Friday 29th May at 11pm on BBC2. The show features Simon Armitage, Luke Wright, Scroobius Pip, Chris McCabe, Clare Pollard and others – as well as a poem by our very own Ross Sutherland, from his debut collection Things To Do Before […]

Ross Sutherland's Things To Do Before You Leave TownAs part of the BBC Poetry Season, Newsnight Review are screening a poetry special tonight, Friday 29th May at 11pm on BBC2. The show features Simon Armitage, Luke Wright, Scroobius Pip, Chris McCabe, Clare Pollard and others – as well as a poem by our very own Ross Sutherland, from his debut collection Things To Do Before You Leave Town, read by the actor Damien Lewis (see below).
  
If you’ve found your way here out of curiosity, do take a look at Ross’s book – you can order it online right here for only £6.99. And if you’re new to this whole poetry thing, you could do worse than check out our latest bumper anthology City State: New London Poetry.
  

  
If you missed tonight’s show you can view it online with BBC iPlayer.

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