Maxwell, along with actor-friends Sophie Scott and Alex Bartram, read and chat about a selection of literary extracts that have been important or influential in Maxwell’s life, including Auden, Frost, Walcott, Thomas Hardy, Katherine Mansfield, Edward Lear, Chaucer, Chekhov and Tove Jansson’s Moominvalley in November.
HOW TO WRITE A POEM, BBC RADIO 4
BROADCAST: EPISODE 1: 31st JULY, 2016; EPISODE 2: 7th AUGUST, 2016
Maxwell introduces three new poets to a mysterious village where some of the great poets of the past – Keats, Byron, Emily Dickinson and John Clare – have assembled to give readings in village halls and pubs. Featuring Sally Phillips (Smack the Pony, I’m Alan Partridge), Tom Meeten (Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy) and Adam Harley (Upstart Crow).