Wilfred Owen: A Remembrance Tale BB4 16/05

Discussion in 'Military History and Militaria' started by Gremlin, May 16, 2009.

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  1. Gremlin

    Gremlin LE Good Egg (charities)

    A repeat from 2007, this examination of Owen's life looks as if it will be worthwhile watching.

    16/05/09 BBC4 20:00

    The programme details:



    Note also:

    Jeremy Paxman has asked that his fee for this article be given to the Poppy Appeal
     
  2. Thanks, I hadn't spotted that, I will deffinitely be watching.
     
  3. He abhorred war, surely? I can't quite envisage how an individual would "abominate war".
     
  4. Gremlin

    Gremlin LE Good Egg (charities)

    Fair point in modern usage, however from Chambers:

    So either might be applicable here I would think.
     
  5. Gremlin, thanks for the heads-up. I'll definately be watching. Without digressing from your thread too far, I note that Ian Hislop is 'doing a show' on the history of our Poet Laureats on the same channel.