Poet Videos

This section of poetryline contains a bank of over 500 videos of poets, allowing you to see poets performing their poems as well as providing insight into their poetry inspirations and their tips for writing poetry.

There are a wide range of poets to choose from, well-known  favourites such as Roger McGough, Grace Nichols and Michael Rosen to new and contemporary voices such as Joseph Coelho, Kate Wakeling and Karl Nova

You can also view videos of children performing poems from The Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award (CLiPPA) shortlisted collections, who have been selected as winners of the CLiPPA Shadowing Scheme and who have gone on to perform at the award ceremony at the National Theatre in London.