Tuesday, June 24, 2014

30 British Poets

Here you may listen to 30 British poets reading their own work! The majority of the recordings are taken from BBC broadcasts and are published here for the first time.

From Alfred, Lord Tennyson to Ted Hughes, this three CD compilation offers a survey of some of the greatest British poets of a century and more. The selection includes historic recordings by Tennyson and Robert Browning; poet laureates John Masefield, Cecil Day Lewis, John Betjeman and Ted Hughes; unforgettable voices, such as Edith Sitwell and Dylan Thomas; and rare recordings by Philip Larkin and Edwin Morgan.

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