Friday, March 27, 2015


Bloodied but unbowed, BBC Creative Director and Mate of Jeremy Clarkson, Alan Yentob continues outreach work for C2, D, Es today. He's recording interviews for a Radio 4 programme to mark the centenary of the publication of T S Eliot's The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock, coming up in June. Always ahead of the game, Radio Four broadcasts the results on April 19th.

The poem is a perennial favourite of the attendant lord, who has measured out his life in lattes. The ever-helpful crib, Spark Notes, says "it is an examination of the tortured psyche of the prototypical modern man—overeducated, eloquent, neurotic, and emotionally stilted."

Here's John Lee Hooker's take.

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