Cp Cafavy - Reaching Ithaka

The work of Greek poet Cp Cavafy is intimately linked with the Egyptian city of Alexandria where he lived and worked for most of his life.

His comparatively small output, no more than 160 poems, has nonetheless brought him an ardent following.

In this evocative portrait, Bill Nighy reads some of Cavafy's best known work, including his most famous poem, Ithaka.

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The work of Greek poet Cp Cavafy is intimately linked with the Egyptian city of Alexandria where he lived and worked for most of his life.

His comparatively small output, no more than 160 poems, has nonetheless brought him an ardent following.

In this evocative portrait, Bill Nighy reads some of Cavafy's best known work, including his most famous poem, Ithaka.