15 Best UK Poetry Podcasts

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UK Poetry Podcasts

Here are 15 Best UK Poetry Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. The Verb

The Verb London, England, UK
Radio 3's cabaret of the word, featuring the best poetry, new writing, and performance.
59.8M 15.1M 2 episodes / month Avg Length 45 min
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2. The Poetry Society

The Poetry Society London, England, UK
Listen to our expanding audio library of both readings by poets and the fascinating exchanges between editors of The Poetry Review and contributors, p...ast and present, as they explore ideas and themes generated by the issue. 'The Poetry Society is the heart and hands of poetry in the UK - a center which pours out energy to all parts of the poetry-body, and a dexterous set of operations which arrange and organize poetry's various manifestations.more
44.8K 231.8K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 25 min
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3. Frank Skinner's Poetry Podcast

Frank Skinner's Poetry Podcast London, England, UK
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.more
281.8K 96K 16 episodes / year Avg Length 38 min
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4. The Poetry Exchange

The Poetry Exchange UK
The Poetry Exchange shares the conversations we have with people about a poem that has been a friend to them, alongside bespoke recordings of these po...ems, made as 'gifts' for our visitors. The Poetry Exchange is recorded in a range of venues and settings and features both public visitors and invited guests.more
1.1K 4.4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min
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5. Burning Eye Podcast

Burning Eye Podcast Bristol, England, UK
The Burning Eye Podcast is brought to you by indie poetry publisher Burning Eye Books, the largest publisher of performance/ spoken word/ slam/stand-u...p poetry in the UK.more
1.9K 6.3K 1 episode / month Avg Length 34 min
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6. Kids' Poetry Club

Kids' Poetry Club Burton, Wales, UK
The weekly Kids Poetry Club podcast is 15 minutes of rhymes and fun for kids of all ages. Each episode brings a new theme with three poems and activit...ies.more
1 episode / week Avg Length 18 min
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7. Lunar Poetry Podcasts

Lunar Poetry Podcasts UK
A series of discussions, interviews and live recordings with poets from the UK and abroad in which we examine the writing process. Now hosted by Peter... deGraft-Johnson a.k.a The Repeat Beat Poet, the series was founded by David Turner in October 2014 in south east London.more
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8. The Penteract Podcast

The Penteract Podcast Oswestry, England, UK
The Penteract Podcast is the official podcast of Penteract Press, an international poetry publisher specialising in the formal and experimental. This ...podcast features interviews with poets and poetry publishers from all over the world, with in-depth discussions about both the craft of poetry and the present and future state of the artform. We will also be interviewing artists from other disciplines, discussing a range of topics surrounding creativity and curiosity.more
313 3.9K 1 episode / month Avg Length 81 min
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9. Poetry Non-Stop

Poetry Non-Stop Norwich, England, UK
Poetry Non-Stop is a podcast featuring leading contemporary poets in conversation. In each episode a guest poet discusses their work with presenter Pa...trick Widdess and reads some of their poems.more
501 353 3 episodes / month
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10. Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre Podcast

Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre Podcast Oxford, England, UK
The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre podcast focuses upon the work of one poet or features discussion about poetry with poets and academics.
3.5K 7.5K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 46 min
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11. DUAL Poetry Podcast

DUAL Poetry Podcast London, England, UK
The Poetry Translation Centre is dedicated to translating contemporary poetry from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Each week we bring you a new poem ...podcast from one of the world's greatest living poets, in both the original language and in English translation.more
9.6K 12.4K 5 episodes / year Avg Length 16 min
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12. Bedtime Stories for the End of the World

Bedtime Stories for the End of the World UK
A poetry podcast about the power of myth and the politics of storytelling
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13. Scottish Poetry Library Podcast

Scottish Poetry Library Podcast Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
It is a monthly podcast from the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh, hosted by Colin Waters. Each episode focuses on a conversation and readings wit...h a single poet.more
9.8K 44.6K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 35 min
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14. Alone Together

Alone Together Birmingham, England, UK
We gather together in Coffee shops, Pub back rooms, Theater spaces art galleries sometimes even living rooms to speak verse to listening ears. It's wh...at we live for, we wordsmiths. We find ourselves in the undulating gaze of an audience, validate our art on the mics and stages of venues as much as we do the Pages of books and magazines.more
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UK Poetry Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering UK Poetry. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Penteract Press penteractpress.com 94
Lunar Poetry Podcasts anchor.fm 61
Bauer Media planetradio.co.uk 58
patrickwiddess poetrynonstop.com 47
Burning Eye Books anchor.fm 45
BBC Radio 3 bbc.co.uk 35
Little Dazzy Donuts kidspoetryclub.com 30
endoftheworldpodcast endoftheworldpodcast.com 24
The Poetry Translation Centre poetrytranslation.org 15
Scottish Poetry Library scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk 15
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