Up next on BBC Radio 4, A Portrait Of… Lemn Sissay


“I feel like you’ve gone into me and looked out from behind my eyes.” Follow poet Lemn Sissay and artist Fiona Graham-Mackay as she paints A Portrait Of… Lemn Sissay for BBC Radio 4. Raw, honest and beautiful, it was a moving experience for us all…

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A Portrait Of… Imtiaz Dharker, now on BBC iPlayer radio


Poet Imtiaz Dharker meets her portrait, as painted by artist Fiona Graham-Mackay for BBC Radio 4’s A Portrait Of… a joy to make.

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Adélia Prado: Voice of Brazil, now on BBC iPlayer radio

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The remarkable Adélia Prado, near the house where she grew up by the railroad track in Divinopolis, 7 hours’ drive north of Rio. Recording Adelia Prado: Voice of Brazil for BBC Radio 4/BBC World Service. A Radio 4 ‘Seriously..’ podcast of the week: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p021gdts

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Recording with Adelia Pradio in Brazil for an upcoming BBC radio documentary

In Divinopolis, with Adélia Prado and her long-time friend and translator, Ellen Doré Watson. Brazil’s foremost woman poet is now 80 – hear a rare interview recorded with her in her home town, along with readings from her work in Adelia Pradio: Voice of Brazil, which broadcasts in June on BBC Radio 4. A beautiful, inspiring woman.

“Compared to my heart’s desire/ the sea is a drop”Adelia

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Why decent sanitation matters – My Perfect Country turns to India on the BBC World Service

indiaWe find out why a lack of toilets is so bad for women in India, and look at some of the country’s solutions to its sanitation problem

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What if you could prevent every suicide? My Perfect Country – Michigan

michiganCatch up online: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03jxdq2

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My Perfect Country, BBC World Service – Costa Rica

costa ricaCould Costa Rica’s green energy policy be a contender for our perfect county policy pile?

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