Afternoon Tea with… Roger McGough

Roger McGough gave a couple of hundred of us a warm welcome into his home during Week Three of the SoA @ Home Festival. We talked about poetry in lockdown, poetry doors, working class writers and more.

Presented by Nicola Solomon.

Broadcast live by the Society of Authors in Week three of the SoA @ Home Festival on 7 May 2020.

Roger McGough, CBE, FRSL is a poet, broadcaster, children’s author and playwright, winning critical acclaim for his 1967 anthology The Mersey Sound. He has won the SoA’s Cholmondeley Award and was appointed OBE in 1997 and CBE in 2004. He presents BBC Radio 4’s Poetry Please. He is a Fellow of the RSL and President of the Poetry Society.

Website: | Twitter: @McgoughRoger