Poetry Please | (23/04/1995)

Selections of poetry on various themes, chosen by listeners. Gareth Owen celebrates Shakespeare's birthday with readings chosen and performed by members of the RSC. These include Sonnet 115 read by Michael Siberry, Sonnet 44 read by Cicely Berry, The dirge from Cymbeline read by Cicely Berry, Sonnet 2 read by Julian Glover, Sonnet 94 read by Josie Lawrence, The island speech from The Tempest read by David Troughton, Marina by T. S. Eliot read by John Nettles, Prospero's speech "Ye elves" from The Tempest read by Julian Glover.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Sonnets and Poems
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 19'11''
  • Broadcast date: 1995

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

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