Poetry Please | Sonnet 18 (2004)

Sonnet 18

Selections of poetry on various themes chosen by listeners. As Valentine's Day approaches, Roger McGough introduces a selection of listeners' requests on a theme that has inspired poets throughout the ages by love. These include O tell me the truth about love by W. H. Auden read by Stephen Tompkinson, Stars by Emily Bronte read by Joanne Froggatt, Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare read by Stephen Tompkinson, Love at lunchtime by Roger McGough read by the poet, First love by John Clare read by Stephen Tompkinson, Valentine by John Fuller read by Andrew Sachs, Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy read by Joanne Froggatt, February 14th by Humbert Wolfe read by Stephen Tompkinson, La belle Dame Sans Merci by Keats read by Catherine Harvey, Love after love by Derek Walcott read by Stephen Tompkinson, The old love by Katherine Tynan read by Joanne Froggatt and Lullaby by W. H. Auden read by Stephen Tompkinson.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Sonnets and Poems
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 27'34''
  • Broadcast date: 2004

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

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