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Sonnet 20

Actor Ian McKellen presents his personal choice of poetry and prose. These include 'Instructions to an Actor' by Edwin Morgan, ‘Sonnet 20’ by William Shakespeare, 'The Story of My Life' by Ellen Terry, ‘Psalm 46’, 'Adlestrop' by Edward Thomas, 'Not Adlestrop' by Dannie Abse, 'The Watchman's Blues' by Oswald Mtshali and a comic extract from 'Henry V' by William Shakespeare.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Sonnets and Poems
  • Channel: BBC Radio 3
  • Duration: 17'58''
  • Broadcast date: 1979

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

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