Excalibur

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Martin Jarvis reads the first of two short stories by Dennis Potter.

Broadcast for the first time, they mark the anniversary of the writer's death four years ago.

In this story, Potter uses poetry as a lethal weapon.

Martin Jarvis reads the first of two stories by Dennis Potter.

A poetry reading doesn't quite go as planned.

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Martin Jarvis reads Dennis Potter's powerful tale of a modern-day battle between a father and a daughter.

No swords are wielded - it is the poetry of Tennyson that becomes a lethal weapon.