• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

POETRY READING

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
by Miss LILIAN HARRISON : Modern American
Poetry '
THE literature of America is known over here almost entirely by its playwrights and novelists ; for every hundred who are familiar with the work of Sinclair Lewis or Eugene O'Neill it would be hard to find one who has read the poetry of Carl Sandburg or Edna St. Vincent Millay. But modern American poetry is well worth getting acquainted with, particularly in the department of free verse, and this evening's reading will give listeners an interesting selection of the writings of some typical contemporary poets from the other side.

Contributors







About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Feedback about POETRY READING, 2LO London, 20.45, 11 October 1928
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/ad68f0ac0256469084a10cd6bfb434cf

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel