Marking the centenary of arguably the most important poet of the 20th century in the English language after TS Eliot, Roger McGough introduces requests for works by WH Auden. The reader is Douglas Hodge.
Unless otherwise indicated, all poems in this week's edition are by W.H Auden and are taken from The Collected Shorter Poems published by faber.
As I Walked Out One Evening
From: AS I Walked Out One Evening, publ.faber
Funeral Blues 'Stop all the Clocks'
'Stop all the Cars' by Roger McGough
From: Collected Poems
September 1, 1939
In Praise of Limestone
From: Selected Poems, publ. faber
The Unknown Citizen
Excerpt from In Memory of W.B Yeats