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Commonwealth Poetry Podcast

Gyles Brandreth & Aphra Brandreth

Poetry from around the world! A fortnightly celebration of Poetry and The Commonwealth - where award winning podcaster Gyles Brandreth and his daughter Aphra visit each of the 56 countries of the Commonwealth, meeting poets, performers and people who love poetry and discovering new poems each episode.

Episodes
Returning to ZambiaJune 09, 2024
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Next Stop Togo with Dr Patron HenekouMay 26, 2024
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‘Poetry is the language of the heart’ – Discovering Tanzania with Neema KombaMay 12, 2024
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Next stop Kenya with poet and author Njeri WangariApril 28, 2024
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Next stop Botswana with Barolong SeboniApril 14, 2024
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Next Stop Zambia with Dambisa MoyoMarch 31, 2024
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Next stop The Bahamas with Marion BethelMarch 17, 2024
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Exploring Malawi with poet and activist Tendai ShabaMarch 03, 2024
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Next stop Barbados with spoken word poet Cyndi CelesteFebruary 18, 2024
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Next Stop Namibia with activist-poet Keamogetsi Joseph Molapong February 04, 2024
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Next stop St Vincent and the Grenadines with spoken word poet Philip NantonJanuary 21, 2024
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Celebrating a ‘Youth Powered Commonwealth’ with Ayesha Dharker, Joanna Lumley, Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar. January 07, 2024
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Celebrating Christmas with seasonal poems from around the CommonwealthDecember 24, 2023
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How poetry changed my life, a special episode with Jaspreet KaurDecember 09, 2023
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The “Kingdom of the Sky” with Rethabile MasiloNovember 26, 2023
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In Conversation with Award Winning Indian Poet Sudeep SenNovember 12, 2023
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Next stop Antigua & Barbuda with Joy Lawrence OH October 29, 2023
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Exploring Ghana and its poetry with ApiorkorOctober 15, 2023
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Next stop, The Gambia - the smallest country in West Africa, bringing you some amazing poetry. October 01, 2023
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Exploring Wales and its poetry with Sioned WiliamSeptember 17, 2023
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Bees and Poetry!September 03, 2023
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Discovering Singapore and its poetry with Eric Tinsay Valles August 20, 2023
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Next stop Bangladesh with Mozammel Hossain KCAugust 06, 2023
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Exploring Dominica and it’s Poetry with Anella D ShillingfordJuly 23, 2023
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Next stop Malaysia with award winning poet Bernice Chauly July 09, 2023
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