The Laureate Poems

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From John Dryden To Andrew Motion1999101019991023

`From John Dryden to Andrew Motion'.

To celebrate the launch of Andrew Motion's manifesto calling for more poetry in people's lives and a wider role for the poet laureate, Jo Shapcott introduces a selection of poems by past poet laureates, and Andrew Motion reads his latest laureate poem.

With readings from Tim Pigott-smith

From John Dryden To Andrew Motion1999101719991030