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Presenting: Television

Art of the Sea: In Pictures

Two programmes presented by Owen about the art and the literature of the sea, aired on BBC 4.

A Poet’s Guide to Britain

The poems featured in the BBC 4 series are:
‘Composed Upon Westminster Bridge’ by William Wordsworth
‘Wuthering Heights’ by Sylvia Plath
‘Hamnavoe’ by George Mackay Brown
‘Dover Beach’ by Matthew Arnold
‘Poem from Llanybri’ by Lynette Roberts
‘Woods’ by Louis MacNeice
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Battlefield Poet: Keith Douglas

Owen Sheers documents Douglas's extraordinary talents and combat experiences as a tank commander, from the epic battles of the Western Desert to his death in Normandy three days after D-Day in this BBC4 programme.