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Weary with Toll
Harriet Walter and Robert Glenister read poetry and prose on a theme of work and toil from Shakespeare, Kathleen Jamie , Simon Armitage , John Clare and Carol Rumens. With music by Beethoven, Handel, Elvis Costello and Shostakovich. EMAIL:
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit music


Harriet Walter
Robert Glenister
Kathleen Jamie
Simon Armitage
John Clare
Carol Rumens.
Elvis Costello

BBC Radio 3

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