Selected Poets

Episodes

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Peter Porter introduces poetry from the BBC archives. Featuring Sylvia Plath from `The Living Poet' series, first broadcast in 1961, and Louis Macneice reading `Prayer Before Birth' and `Autumn Journal' in 1949.

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Peter Porter introduces poetry from the BBC archives. Today's programme includes an early recording of W H Auden's `Look Stranger' from 1936 and his `Journey to Ireland' from 1961. Plus Dylan Thomas reading `Over St John's Hill' and `In the White Giant's Thigh'.