Dr Ross Wilson discusses the poetry and gardens of Alexander Pope in a BBC4 documentary, August 2017

Image credit: Pope’s Grotto, photo of the central tunnel looking towards the entrance. Pope’s Grotto Preservation Trust

Dr Ross Wilson discussed the poetry and gardens of Alexander Pope with Janina Ramirez in a BBC4 documentary, ‘In Search of Arcadia’, which aired on Wednesday, 9th August, and is available to watch again here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b090c4f6. ‘In Search of Arcadia’ traced the origins of the English landscape movement to a stretch of the Thames to the west of London and Dr Wilson discussed Pope’s villa at Twickenham and the role of the Thames in Pope’s poetry.