Frieda Hughes on BBC Radio 4
Midweek, BBC Radio 4, Wednesday 18 May 2016, 9-9.45am (repeated 9.30pm)
Frieda Hughes was one of Libby Purves’ guests on Midweek on 18 May. She was speaking about the poems and paintings in her book Alternative Values ahead of an 'In Conversation' event at the Salisbury International Arts Festival on 7 June. Frieda Hughes brought together her poetry and painting for the first time in book form in Alternative Values: Poems & Paintings, which was published by Bloodaxe Books in 2015.
Click here to listen to the programme (forward to 24.10 to hear Frieda Hughes)
FORTHCOMING EVENT WITH FRIEDA HUGHES
Salisbury International Arts Festival, Tuesday 7 June 2016, 8pm: Frieda Hughes – Alternative Values
Poet, author and artist Frieda Hughes is the daughter of poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes and will be in conversation with Matthew Stadlen. Frieda will be talking about her life and work.
Media coverage from around the time of publication included a full-page interview with Frieda Hughes in the Sunday Telegraph of 1 November 2015. It was illustrated with a large colour photograph of Frieda at home surrounded by her paintings, as well as several smaller photographs of her as a child. The interview took place in the Belgravia Gallery in London, where the sixty paintings included in the book were being exhibited. The feature is available online via this link, where it is illustrated with the same portrait of Frieda, along with photographs of her parents Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
[18 May 2016]