Radio Fore - Romantics in Recession

  • Play:
  • Song Name: Radio Fore: Romantics in Recession
  • Artist: Laurence Peacock
  • Album: Radio Fore
  • Year: 2013

As part of an ongoing strand, ‘Radio Fore’ is exploring how the current economic crisis is affecting Britain’s Romantic poet community and today on ‘Romantics in Recession’, Theo Ensworth talks to Romantic poet John Keats about his recent experience of redundancy, his encounters at the job centre, and the difficulties facing young writers of nineteenth century English nature poetry in today’s Britain.