Liverpool's creative roots go much deeper than The Beatles. In this toughest of English cities, poets sprang from the post-war ground, celebrating and exploring their barren yet deeply rich environment. This fascinating film explores the work of Adrian Henri, Roger McGough and Brian Patten, three of Britain's most well respected poets. In it, we meet them and hear what inspired them then and now. We hear their poetry and get to understand the richness that exists in Britain's toughest port city. An absorbing resource that explores the way events and experiences are represented through texts.