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15th Jan 2013 06:51pm
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Controversial 'V' by Tony Harrison

Ooooo, I love a bit of controversy on the TV and/or Radio, but planned controversy?! Don't think I remember anything controversially planned since Jerry Springer: The Opera, though once again the BBC are back doing it - yay! This time, on the Radio-side of broadcasting. BBC Radio 4, will, on Monday 18th February at 11pm air the reading of a poem titled, "V" (which stands for versus) by Tony Harrison. This poem caused a fair amount of controversy when it was first published in Tony Harrison's Penguin Selected Poems in 1985, mainly because of the amount of obscene and offensive... [read more]