producer Anthea Page
engineer Adrian Potrowski
Presenters Qays langan-dathi, James Melia, Kirstie Paul
This week Backchat celebrates the birth, 260 years ago of Thomas Chatterton, 1752 in Bristol, England's Greatest Poet.. Interview with Vera Sanders and Charles Fox, Friends of Welsh National Opera. Chris Worthington on Bristol poet Ann Yearsley, Summary of the life of Thomas Chatterton by Michael Doble, the Thomas Chatterton Society. A visit to the Muniment Room St Mary Redcliffe with James Monks, Interview with Mike Pugh , last tenant of Chatterton's birthplace.
Poetry read by Malcolm Grieve