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Cerys Matthews praises poetry

Singer Cerys Matthews is one of a host of celebrities taking part in a new TV series which aims to bring poetry back into our lives.

The former Catatonia frontwoman told BBC Breakfast about her passion for Dylan Thomas and other Celtic poets.

My Life in Verse, BBC2, Friday 12th June, 9pm.

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