|01||The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam||20020121||20020331|
Edward Fitzgerald's popular Westernised "translation" of the classical Persian verses, read by Sam Dastor
|02||The Pied Piper Of Hamelin||20020122||20020407|
Andrew Sachs reads Robert Browning's vivid retelling of the Brothers Grimm tale of the abduction of the children of Hamelin.
|03||Isabella, Or The Pot Of Basil||20020123||20020414|
Phyllida Nash reads an abridgement of John Keats' gruesome tale of love, murder and mourning.
|04||King Robert Of Sicily||20020124||20020421|
A medieval morality tale reworked by Longfellow into a rousing story of pride brought low.
Read by Stephen Thorne
An archive recording of the Liverpool poet, who died just over a year ago, reading the first part of his memoir in poetry.