Poetry Please | Sonnet 138

Sonnet 138

Selections of poetry on various themes, chosen by listeners. In the third of this month's special 15th anniversary programmes, actor Tim Pigott-Smith reads and talks about his favourite poems. This episode includes Vitae summa brevis by Ernest Dowson, Sonnet 138 by William Shakespeare, Under by J. C. Squire, The farmer's bride by Charlotte Mew, The patriot by Nissim Ezekiel, The Jaguar by Ted Hughes and A runnable stag by John Davidson.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Sonnets and Poems
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 19'26''
  • Broadcast date: 1994

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

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