The Classic Serial | The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1999)

Based on The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge 's poem, here dramatised for radio, was first published 200 years ago. Why does the mariner shoot the albatross? And is the poem a Christian parable?


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Adaptation
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 56'57''
  • Broadcast date: 1999

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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