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The New Statesman
Ten things to watch out for on EU referendum polling dayCumberbatch Paloma Faith Vivienne Westwood Danny Boyle Dominic West Damien
Ten things to watch out for on EU referendum polling day
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
Cumberbatch Paloma Faith Vivienne Westwood Danny Boyle Dominic West Damien Hirst Bob Geldof Richard Curtis Carol Ann Duffy John le Carre Keira Knightley Brian Cox Bobby George Kristin Scott Thomas Jude Law Lily Cole John... Read more
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SKY News
Becks, Barnes And Bond: Where Stars Stand On EUSir Patrick Stewart - were also named, along with comedians Eddie Izzard, Jo Br
Becks, Barnes And Bond: Where Stars Stand On EU
SKY News / Posted 7 days ago
Sir Patrick Stewart - were also named, along with comedians Eddie Izzard, Jo Brand and Steve Coogan, and the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. But not all celebrities and sporting figures back Remain. England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham branded... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
First Kendal Poetry Festival is welcome addition to region's cultural calendarthe witty and observational, Roger McGough, Nobel Prize winning Seamus Heaney,
First Kendal Poetry Festival is welcome addition to region's cultural calendar
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
the witty and observational, Roger McGough, Nobel Prize winning Seamus Heaney, punk poet John Cooper Clarke, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, or Romantics like William Wordsworth or Samuel Taylor Coleridge, there's a good chance that at some stage of... Read more
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Christian Today
Christian leaders row over Poet Laureate's 'God is gay' poemThe Queen at Buckingham Palace with Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy A prominent
Christian leaders row over Poet Laureate's 'God is gay' poem
Christian Today / Posted 9 days ago
The Queen at Buckingham Palace with Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy A prominent Church of England bishop has compared a poem that states "God is gay" to the writings of St Paul. Bishop of Buckingham Alan Wilson was immediately condemned by a leading... Read more
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The Irish Times
Father’s Day: What love sounds likewho understands that poetry belongs to all of us and can speak on our behalf. W
Father’s Day: What love sounds like
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
who understands that poetry belongs to all of us and can speak on our behalf. When the right words evade us. Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy understands this too, responding here to the devastation of the Haiti earthquake as it unfolded on... Read more
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Daily Mail
EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: Have the in-laws been marginalised by the Royals?BookBrunch website finds. Surely these poets will sway the vote with their imm
EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: Have the in-laws been marginalised by the Royals?
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
BookBrunch website finds. Surely these poets will sway the vote with their immense clout! All we need is for Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy to compose her Remain ditty. Brexit supporter and French resident Lord Lawson says leaving the EU won’t... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The Handmaid's Tale author Margaret Atwood has won the Pinter Prizebeen awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize, following in the footsteps of winners i
The Handmaid's Tale author Margaret Atwood has won the Pinter Prize
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
been awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize, following in the footsteps of winners including Salman Rushdie, Tom Stoppard and Carol Ann Duffy. The Canadian poet, novelist and environmental activist – famous for books including The Handmaid’s Tale and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Canadian novelist Atwood wins Pinter prizebeen awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize, following in the footsteps of winners i
Canadian novelist Atwood wins Pinter prize
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
been awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize, following in the footsteps of winners including Salman Rushdie, Tom Stoppard and Carol Ann Duffy. The Canadian poet, novelist and environmental activist, famous for books including The Handmaid's Tale and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ron Carey, an engineer building bridges with his poetryplaces it at the head of the table Where my father will see it as soon as he c
Ron Carey, an engineer building bridges with his poetry
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
places it at the head of the table Where my father will see it as soon as he comes in. The Letter was highly commended by Carol Ann Duffy in the Bridport Prize. Distance by Ron Carey is published by Revival Press, part of Limerick Writers Centre.... Read more
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Times of Malta
Less shows but same talentcelebrate William Shakespeare’s legacy as they mark the 400th anniversary of th
Less shows but same talent
Times of Malta / Posted 16 days ago
celebrate William Shakespeare’s legacy as they mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. Both the UK poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Scotland’s former makar (national poet), Liz Lochhead, are bringing separate shows to the Fringe in the... Read more
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express
Shipping Forecast will continue broadcast on BBC despite Met Office cutto sleep. Last year Dame Judi Dench asked for a recording of a shipping foreca
Shipping Forecast will continue broadcast on BBC despite Met Office cut
express / Posted 17 days ago
to sleep. Last year Dame Judi Dench asked for a recording of a shipping forecast as a Desert Island Disc. And poet Carol Ann Duffy has written: “Darkness outside. Inside, the radio’s prayer – Rockall. Malin. Dogger. Finisterre.”Related... Read more
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Daily Mail
ROBERT HARDMAN reflects on the Queen's birthdayhistoric literary honour are expected to compose something to mark royal landma
ROBERT HARDMAN reflects on the Queen's birthday
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
historic literary honour are expected to compose something to mark royal landmarks but, in her seven years in the post, Carol Ann Duffy has managed just a couple of pieces. This week, she produced a work about the contemporary artist, Tracey... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon & Kenny MacAskill set for Edinburgh book festivalhas agreed to be interviewed by the First Minister and will also appear alongsi
Nicola Sturgeon & Kenny MacAskill set for Edinburgh book festival
Scotsman / Posted 19 days ago
has agreed to be interviewed by the First Minister and will also appear alongside the UK’s poet laureate, Glasgow-born Carol Ann Duffy, in a separate event. Celebrations of the work of Joni Mitchell, Edwin Morgan, William Shakespeare and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Edinburgh's International Book Festival unveils 'Project No Fear' for its 2016 programmethe new national poet Jackie Kay, including an interview with the First Ministe
Edinburgh's International Book Festival unveils 'Project No Fear' for its 2016 programme
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
the new national poet Jackie Kay, including an interview with the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, and the UK poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, also her former partner. Mr Barley, leading his 7th programme, said he hoped the festival would lead to a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alan Cumming and Nicola Sturgeon to appear at Edinburgh International Book Festivalcentury; with her son, Matthew, about the impact of war and anti-war poetry on
Alan Cumming and Nicola Sturgeon to appear at Edinburgh International Book Festival
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
century; with her son, Matthew, about the impact of war and anti-war poetry on her grandfather, and with the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. Other world renowned authors making their first appearance in Edinburgh include Thomas Keneally from... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Number of Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows down slightly on last yearcelebrate William Shakespeare's legacy as they mark the 400th anniversary of th
Number of Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows down slightly on last year
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
celebrate William Shakespeare's legacy as they mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death. Both the UK poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Scotland's former makar (national poet) Liz Lochhead are bringing separate shows to the Fringe in the... Read more
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