Poetry Please | Sonnet 45

Sonnet 45

Selections of poetry on various themes, chosen by listeners. This is the 500th programme recorded at the Salisbury Festival and contains Sonnet 45 by William Shakespeare, Flying crooked by Robert Graves, An airman's ecstasy (high flight) by John Gillespie Magee, Lie in the dark and listen by Noel Coward, The soldier by Rupert Brooke, The wind in a frolic by William Howitt and The highwayman by Alfred Noyes.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Sonnets and Poems
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 19'32''
  • Broadcast date: 1990

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

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