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Roger McGough with a selection of poems requested by listeners, in performances taken from the BBC archives. These include a stirring version, by Robert Powell, of Lord Macaulay's "Horatius at the Bridge", a waspish recitation of a Betjeman poem by Geraldine McEwan, and a moving reading of John Donne by the young Kenneth Branagh.

Producer Christine Hall.

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30 minutes

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Sat 6 Oct 2012 23:30