Mr Fletcher The Poet


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A Leicestershire childhood, poaching with the boys, the annual pig-killing.... and later writing poems on pieces of building-slate, winning the 1951 Commonwealth poetry prize -

Jeff Fletcher (1907-86) led an extraordinary life.

His vivid reminiscences are followed by five of Mr Fletcher 's Poems read by Leonard Fenton and John Baddeley.

Producer Piers Plowright. Stereo


Unknown: Jeff Fletcher

Unknown: Mr Fletcher

Read By: Leonard Fenton

Read By: John Baddeley.

Producer: Piers Plowright.