36 – Ted Hughes – The Unauthorised Life

Sir Jonathan Bate and Ted HughesBurgage Hall

Sir Jonathan Bate tells the inside story of the not undramatic process of writing a biography of Ted Hughes.

Well known as a biographer, critic, broadcaster and scholar, he is Provost of Worcester College and Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. He has wide-ranging research interests in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, Romanticism, biography and life-writing, ecocriticism, contemporary poetry and theatre history.