Caught by the River

Radio On

24th October 2014

Searching for flies at night

Night Fishing. BBC R4, Sunday 2 November, 4:30pm. Now on the iPlayer.
Cumbrian poet Tom Rawling fished for sea trout at night. His poems were admired by Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes. Now Tom is almost totally forgotten. Night Fishing is a heightened experience captured in sound and poems read by Tom found on a cassette. With Grevel Lindop and angler Finlay Wilson. Produced by Matt Thompson. More info can be found here.

And big thanks to Sue Brooks for bringing these forthcoming Tim Dee radio productions to our attention:

The City of Tomorrow. BBC Radio 4, Monday 27 October, 2:15pm. A new drama by poet and writer Glyn Maxwell about the 100 year history of a garden city. Produced by Tim Dee.
Listen now on the BBC iPlayer.

Also produced by Tim Dee, The Essay, weekday evenings around 10:30pm Radio 3. Next week, on the theme Shaping The Air: Voices And Radio.