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Frank Skinner's Poetry Podcast
Frank Skinner loves poetry. And he thinks you might like it too. Join Frank each week as he takes you through some of his choice picks of poems. There may be laughter. There may be tears. There will certainly be poetry. Frank Skinner's Poetry Podcast is produced by Sarah Bishop. It is an Avalon production for Bauer Media.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 1,089 ratings
Philip Larkin
That episode was superb! Went out and bought his collected works.
phil_hendrix90 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/02/20
Podcast review
Congratulations Frank your podcast was a joyous delight . “ it’s only words but words I want to hear “ . Your enthusiasm for the selected works , merged into mine and resulted in the gentle throb of a satisfied heart .
Kevin Riddett via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/02/20
Excellent podcast where Frank Skinner discusses poems that mean the most to him, and the reasons why. If we had all had English teachers with his enthusiasm and humour, we would be a much more literate and nicer nation I think. I hope the podcast carries on, it’s inspiring.
jim ea via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/02/20
Recent Episodes
In the last of the series, Frank showers in the word-waterfall that is the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Published 05/25/20
Frank is often attracted to a poem by its title. This week he discusses 'Famous Bigshots' by Caroline Knox.
Published 05/18/20
Frank tells how Phillip Larkin’s ‘The Whitsun Weddings’ gave him a massive panic attack. Poems referenced: Phillip Larkin – Wild Oats Philip Larkin - Dockery and Son Philip Larkin - An Arundel Tomb
Published 05/11/20
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