Audio Documentaries and Features

Lines of Resistance

As part of Overtone’s ‘Octoberfest’, Lines of Resistance, explores how women – particularly women of colour – have pushed back against the poetry establishment to create their own literary narratives. Make sure you tune in tomorrow!

Presenter Bridget Minamore, Producer Matthew Teller, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday 15th October @ 4.30 p.m., repeated Saturday 21st @ 11.30 p.m.


Bridget Minamore

Presenter Bridget Minamore at her writing desk in her Peckham studio

Octavia poetry collective

Presenter Bridget Minamore (far right) with members of the Octavia poetry collective (from L to R): Rachel Long, Sarah Lasoye, Ankita Saxena, Tanya Nwachukwu, Virginia Joseph, Rhonda Rhiannon.

Sabrina Mahfouz

Presenter Bridget Minamore (left) with poet Sabrina Mahfouz