22 episodes

The poetry podcast for people who don't like poetry... and those who do. Host Dylan J. Kershaw is dragged kicking, screaming and making ridiculous interpretations along the way toward enjoying poetry by close friend and literature whiz Charlie Pidcock. Join them as they dive into the enlightening world of poetry, and have some laughs along the way.

I Hate Poetry Dylan J. Kershaw / Charlie Pidcock

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

The poetry podcast for people who don't like poetry... and those who do. Host Dylan J. Kershaw is dragged kicking, screaming and making ridiculous interpretations along the way toward enjoying poetry by close friend and literature whiz Charlie Pidcock. Join them as they dive into the enlightening world of poetry, and have some laughs along the way.

    Halloween Special 2023 - Trick Or Treat!

    Halloween Special 2023 - Trick Or Treat!

    In a very special Halloween episode, Dylan hosts a nail-biting game of Trick Or Treat with Charlie and guest Liana Valentina where they have to guess which poems are user-submitted (treat) and which are actually written by ai (trick)!

    • 58 min
    Poetry Hate I (Reverse Special)

    Poetry Hate I (Reverse Special)

    Dylan and Charlie swap roles for an episode in a fun reverse special... but can they keep up the act for the whole episode?
    Poems featured in this episode

    To My Best Friend by Maggie Bowyer
    I Eat My Peas With Honey by Anonymous
    Life is good by Charlie Pidcock

    • 24 min
    Christmas 2022

    Christmas 2022

    Dylan and Charlie are joined by regular guest Maggie Bowyer, Rachel Ferguson, and Tom and Loulou from Poetry To Your Ears for their special 2022 Christmas special episode. The team will decide whether the select poems are actually Christmas poems or not…

    • 38 min
    There’s a lot of things you can pull out…

    There’s a lot of things you can pull out…

    Dylan and Charlie are back with another innuendo named episode. They explore “Oh God” by Michelle Tea, “December” by Michael Miller and a creepy and maybe quite disturbing poem by Dylan called “When you’re watching me”.

    • 28 min
    Creative Whoredom

    Creative Whoredom

    Dylan and Charlie explore "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop, "Look At All Those Monkeys" by Spike Milligan and Dylan writes a unique poem called "My life is like a screenplay."

    • 37 min
    The One Liner Special

    The One Liner Special

    Dylan, Charlie and special guest Jack Greenwood introduce the first “One Liner” special episode where they cover exclusively one-line poetry.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Guys, seriously ,

Always excellent

One of my favourites

thewonder1978 ,

I love poetry - and I loved this!

Nice mix of poetry, comedy and bromance :)

teameister2345 ,

Listen to it!

Poems were boring at school but I really like this. Bit of history and insight mixed with comedy! Love it!

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