Poetry Please | Sonnet 94
Selections of poetry on various themes chosen by listeners. In honour of Shakespeare's birthday, poetry to celebrate the life and work of the most famous poet in the world. These include The castaways or Vote for Caliban by Adrian Mitchell read by Geoffrey Palmer, Dirgge from Cymbeline by William Shakespeare read by Elizabeth Bell, Ariel's Song by William Shakespeare read by Elizabeth Bell, To a poet a thousand years hence by James Elroy Flecker read by David Collins, Titania to Bottom by U. A. Fanthorpe read by the poet, Titania's speech from A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare read by Elizabeth Bell, Sonnet 141 by William Shakespeare read by David Collins, Anne Hathaway by Carol Anne Duffy read by Elizabeth Bell, The dream about our master Shakespeare by Hyam Plutzik read by Geoffrey Palmer, A performance of Henry V at Stratford upon Avon by Elizabeth Jennings by read by David Collins, At the theatre by C. P. Cavafy read by Elizabeth Bell, Giving up smoking by Wendy Cope read by Elizabeth Bell, The old author by Walter de la Mare read by Geoffrey Palmer, The bards by Robert Graves read by David Collins and Sonnet 94 by Shakespeare read by David Collins.Tweet
With Great Pleasure | Sonnet 94
Jack de Manlo presents a medley of prose and verse to an invited audience in Broadcasting House, London. The extracts from poetry and prose includes The Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay, The Tay Bridge Disaster, and An Address to the New Tay Bridge by William MacGonagall, The Mad Lover by A. Brome, Conrad Hilton by Peter Lewis and Peter Dobereiner, The Arrest of Oscar Wilde by John Betjeman, In Westminster Abbey by John Betjeman, Form Letters by Robert Benchley, Please Interrupt by Robert Benchley, The Soldier by Rupert Brooke, An Ancient to Ancients by Thomas Hardy, The Autobiography and Journals of Benjamin Robert Haydon, A Last Confession by W.B. Yeats and Sonnet No 94 by William Shakespeare.
Poetry Extra | Poetry Please - Shakespeare's Sonnets
Daljit Nagra selects Poetry Please: Shakespeare's Sonnets with Roger McGough with new and archive recordings.