Last words of a Poet Laureate: Motion bows out

April 28, 2009

After 10 years, eight royal poems and 700 bottles of sherry as payment, UK Poet Laureate Andrew Motion steps down from the role at the end of April.

He looks back at his experiences while in the post, both good and bad, and offers up a bit of advice for his successor.

Read the interview here: BBC Motion

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