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Hannah Gordon

Actress Hannah Gordon chooses her favourite readings, including poems by Joyce Grenfell, Noel Coward and Wendy Cope. There's Hannah's party piece, Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 'Shall I compare the to a summer's day?' and a sparkling extract from 'Shirley Valentine'.

Recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre with readers Michael Pennington and Eleanor Bron.

Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery.

Release date:

28 minutes

Last on

Tue 1 Oct 2013 23:30


Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare

The Orange by Wendy Cope

Untitled by Anon!

The Lion and Albert by Marriott Edgar

Valentine by Wendy Cope

Everyone Sang by Siegfried Sassoon

Commonplace 1943 by Rosemary Anne Sisson

The New Regime by Wendy Cope

Extract from Shirley Valentine (stage play) written by Willy Russell



Role Contributor
PresenterHannah Gordon
ReaderMichael Pennington
ReaderEleanor Bron
ProducerMary Ward-Lowery

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