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In our personal lives or on the world stage, reconciliation is an essential part of humankind's co-existence and civility. It can sometimes be a painful process, admitting our mistakes or failings, but it can also be a moment of celebration where we achieve redemption and forgiveness; where we can put the past behind us and move forward with great hope and optimism. Actors Harriet Walter and Oliver Dimsdale read poetry by John Donne, Peter Porter and Christina Rossetti, with music by Tchaikovsky, John Adams and Nick Cave.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sun 31 Jul 2011 22:15

Proms Poetry Competition 2015

The Haunted Apparatus

Write a poem inspired by a piece of music played at this year's proms