RUTH PADEL has written twelve collections of poetry, including the best-selling Darwin: A Life in Poems. She was the first resident writer at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and the first money she ever earned--five pounds--was as a student playing viola in Westminster Abbey. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and Professor of Poetry at King's College London.
The complete BBC Radio 3 series exploring how great creative minds responded to the First World War in individual works of art and scholarship
World War I saw an unprecedented loss of life in Western Europe, and destruction on a scale no one alive had ...[SEE MORE]