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Jill Balcon reads Cecil Day-Lewis sonnet

30 October 2012 Last updated at 06:49 GMT

Papers from the archive of poet Cecil Day-Lewis have been donated to Oxford University's Bodleian Libraries by his actor son Daniel and daughter Tamasin.

The archive, never seen in public before, will be celebrated with a day of special events on 30 October 2012.

Here, Cecil Day-Lewis's wife, the actress Jill Balcon, reads sonnet number nine from 'Oh Dreams, Oh Destinations'.

Reading from 'The Poems of C. Day-Lewis' CD, courtesy of Five Leaves Publications