Poetry Please | Sonnet 55

Sonnet 55

Selections of poetry on various themes, chosen by listeners. Frank Delaney presents your requests for by among others by poems about the moon. With works by Shakespeare by Robert Graves and Patric Dickinson. These include De gustibus by St John Hankin read by Andrew Sachs, The ice cart by W. W. Gibson read by Stewart Clapp, Fire and ice by Robert Frost read by Stewart Clapp, They say the Earth by John Buxton read by Joanna David, Not marble nor the gilded monuments by Shakespeare read by Andrew Sachs, Not marble nor the gilded monuments by Archibald MacLeish read by Jamie Glover, Farewell by Walter de la Mare read by Jamie Glover , Ozymandias by Coleridge read by Andrew Sachs, The Roman wall by Patric Dickinson read by Jamie Glover , The death of a bird by A. D. Hope read by Jamie Glover, Ariel by Les Murray read by Andrew Sachs, Drinking alone with the moon by Li Bai read by Jamie Glover, To the sad moon by Philip Sidney read by Andrew Sachs, Turn of the moon by Robert Graves read by Joanna David, At first sight by Robert Graves read by Joanna David.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Sonnets and Poems
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 27'48''
  • Broadcast date: 2000

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

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