Robert Burns known in Scotland as simply 'The Bard' was an 18th century Scottish poet and a lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland, and is celebrated worldwide. This documentary examines his life and works.
Compiled by Liz McSkean
Produced by Peter Mooney
First broadcast June 1992
An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish radio documentaries.