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Poetry Please

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8/9. A darkling selection of poems for the long evenings, introduced by Roger McGough , including Simon Armitage reading his own To His Lost Lover, and some rays of light from Osip Mandelstam, ee cummings and Edward Thomas. The readers are Jamie Glover , Brigid Zengeni and Sean Barrett.
Producer Frances Byrnes Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
BBC AUDIO: A newly released special edition celebrating the 25th anniversary of Poetry Please is available on CD from www.bbcshop.com and good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]

Contributors

Introduced By: Roger McGough
Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Edward Thomas.
Unknown: Jamie Glover
Unknown: Brigid Zengeni
Unknown: Sean Barrett.
Producer: Frances Byrnes

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