Piers Plowman

Episodes

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20000618

David Constantine introduces and reads his version of Piers's meeting with Hope and Charity.

Confession Of The Seven Deadly Sins20000521

Ken Smith introduces and reads from his version of the `Confession of the Seven Deadly Sins' from William Langland's visionary allegorical poem `Piers Plowman'.

Piers Plowman20000514

Kevin Jackson presents an introduction to four new translations of William Langland's visionary allegorical poem `Piers Plowman', which satirised church and state and contributed to the Peasants' Revolt of 1381.

The Crucifixion And The Harrowing Of Hell20000611

Helen Dunmore introduces and reads her version of `The Crucifixion and the Harrowing of Hell'.

The Ploughing Of The Half-acre20000604

John Burnside introduces and reads his version of `The Ploughing of the Half-Acre'.