A Life in Study – Robert Lowell
Kiri Te Kanawa (3pm, Classic FM)
5PM, RADIO 3
A fascinating profile of the 20th-century poet Robert Lowell, who in his lifetime was arguably the most celebrated poet in America and counted Sylvia Plath as one of his pupils. Written and presented by Irish novelist Colm Toibin, the documentary looks back at Lowell’s remarkable life and career as remembered and appraised by those closest to him.