Poetry Please | Sonnet 99

Sonnet 99

Selections of poetry on various themes, chosen by listeners. In an edition from the Hampton Court Garden Festival, novelist and gardener Elizabeth Jane Howard presents a selection of garden poetry. These include Paradise Lost (extract) by Milton read by Stephen Thorne, Roses by George Eliot read by Elizabeth Jane Howard, Red geranium and godly mignonette by D.H. Lawrence read by Janet Suzman, To daffodils by Robert Herrick read by Stephen Thorne, Sonnet 99 by William Shakespeare read by Janet Suzman, Apples by Laurie Lee read by Stephen Thorne, All to sweetness turns by Edward Thomas read by Janet Suzman, Nettles by Anon read by Stephen Thorne, The Stinging nettle by A.E. Housman read by Janet Suzman, The gardener by Louis Macneice read by Stephen Thorne, The gardener by Robert Louis Stevenson read by Janet Suzman, The garden (extract) by James Thomson read by Stephen Thorne and The garden (extract) - Andrew Marvell read by Janet Suzman.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Sonnets and Poems
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 19'08''
  • Broadcast date: 1995

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

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