Alan Bissett presents... Tom Leonard’s Radical Renfrew: 30 Years On

Glasgow University Professor Gerry Carruthers discusses Radical Renfrew's influence, thirty years on, and that of the late, great Leonard himself.

Alan Bissett presents... Tom Leonard’s Radical Renfrew: 30 Years On

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In 1990, Tom Leonard – one of Scotland’s greatest poets and Paisley’s then Writer in Residence – unearthed a monumental collection of working-class poetry from Renfrewshire archives, unread for centuries. Glasgow University’s Professor Gerry Carruthers discusses Radical Renfrew’s influence, thirty years on, and that of the late, great Leonard himself.

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