My Best Poetry Voice

Actor and writer Jack Klaff sets out to discover the best way to perform poetry without sounding mannered.

He talks to a variety of experts, including the director John Barton, actress Fiona Shaw, and Patsy Rodenburg, head of voice at the Royal National Theatre, and talks to poetry societies and schoolchildren in an attempt to find his own voice and to understand why we still have the urge to read poetry aloud.

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Actor and writer Jack Klaff sets out to discover the best way to perform poetry without sounding mannered.

He talks to a variety of experts, including the director John Barton, actress Fiona Shaw, and Patsy Rodenburg, head of voice at the Royal National Theatre, and talks to poetry societies and schoolchildren in an attempt to find his own voice and to understand why we still have the urge to read poetry aloud.

19980222

Actor and writer Jack Klaff sets out to discover the best way to perform poetry without sounding mannered.

He talks to a variety of experts, including the director John Barton, actress Fiona Shaw, and Patsy Rodenburg, head of voice at the Royal National Theatre, and talks to poetry societies and schoolchildren in an attempt to find his own voice and to understand why we still have the urge to read poetry aloud.