With Great Pleasure | Sonnet 60

Sonnet 60

ln the first of a new six-part series, the prolific biographer and campaigner Lady Longford looks back over almost 100 years of a literary life when she chooses her favourite pieces of prose and poetry. These include When You Are Old by W.B. Yeats read by Philip Franks, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte read by Philip Franks, Stones of Venice by John Ruskin read by Eleanor Bron, Jerusalem by William Blake read by Philip Franks, Lord Lundy by Hilaire Belloc read by Philip Franks, Spain 1937 by W.H. Auden read by Philip Franks and Sonnet LX by William Shakespeare read by Eleanor Bron.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Sonnets and Poems
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 27'57''
  • Broadcast date: 2000

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

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