Gavin Scott

Gavin Scott

Latest Episodes

Gavin Scott Presents: The Man from Snowy River
January 14, 2019

One of my favourite action poems – one that makes you feel as if you’re riding hell for leather across the Australian outback. And by a poet called Banjo! What more could anyone want?

Gavin Scott Presents: Andrew Marvell’s To His Coy Mistress
January 07, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of Gavin Scott Presents, a selection of my favourite prose and poetry. This week, “To His Coy Mistress”, by Andrew Marvell, who came from my home town of Kingston upon Hull in Yorkshire.

Gavin Scott Presents: Two Sea Poems by John Masefield
January 01, 2019

Happy New Year! And to get 2019 off to a good start, here are two of my favourite poems about the sea from British Poet Laureate John Masefield

Gavin Scott Presents Christmas Edition
December 20, 2018

Gavin reads three poems for Christmas by Robert Bridges, Thomas Hardy and Henry Longfellow

Gavin Scott presents Episode 1 – John Keats Ode to Autumn
September 12, 2018

The first in a series of podcasts presenting my favourite pieces of English literature, beginning with John Keats and the Ode to Autumn.  

Gavin Scott Presents #1: John Keats – Ode to Autumn
September 12, 2018

The first of a podcast series about my favorite pieces of literature, beginning with a brief recap of John Keats’ life and ending with a reading of Ode to Autumn

Radio Days
February 07, 2014

These are some of the broadcasts I did between 1975 and 1980, when I worked for BBC radio’s “World at One”, “World This Weekend” and “P.M” programmes. “World at One” was mainly about politics, but in the afternoon, for our five o’clock show “P.M.