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Remembering poet Peter Porter


The Australian poet Peter Porter, a regular voice on Radios 3 and 4 and winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry and the Forward Prize, has died. Poet and long time friend of Peter, Anthony Thwaite discusses how the first time one of his poems "Your Attention Please" was broadcast in the 1960s it caused the BBC to issue an apology as it was a mock-up of a warning for a nuclear attack.

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