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‘2009 in Rhyme’ CD


Live performance -
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 Radio 4’s Today programme,
poems commissioned by the BBC
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Here’s a selection of my BuzzWords, the poems I write on current affairs. I perform them in my ‘Rhymes of the Times’ shows.

December 2012
My round-up of the year’s events.
Read my poem

December 2011
My round-up of the year’s events.
Read my poem

February 2011
Pakistani cricketers are found guilty of spot fixing, and Japanese sumo wrestlers are embroiled in controversy too ...
Listen to my poem, ‘Sports Thoughts’

December 2010
Woman’s Hour on Radio 4 commission me to write a poem looking ahead to 2011.
Listen to my poem (start at minute 14.20)

October 2010
To coincide with a UN biodiversity conference taking place in Japan, the BBC World Service’s environment programme One Planet commissioned a poem from me about the wildlife in my city.
Listen to my poem

March 2010
To mark World Poetry Day on 21 March, the Radio 2 Arts Show commissioned a poem from me. It’s called ‘And the winner is ...’
Read my poem
Listen to my poem (mp3)

October 2009
The Bigger Picture
The opening poem in 'Another Fine Mess ...', my poetry show about the credit crunch that I performed at the The Bigger Picture: Festival of Interdependence in London, organised by the New Economics Foundation (nef).
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May 2009
Last Orders’, a poem about MPs and their expenses, is broadcast on the Today programme on Radio 4.
Listen to an excerpt


May 2009
The BBC commissions me to write some poems to mark the appointment of Britain’s first woman Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy.
Read the poems

Reaction to my poem on the role of a 21st-century Poet Laureate:

‘It's the most spondeetious development since Lenny Henry played Othello ... It's a fast poem. It's a fun poem. I love it. ... Anneliese Emmans Dean is, at this early stage, first choice in my putative Fantasy Poets League team.’
Chris M. Dickson
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