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Story Poems 1

Roger McGough introduces some story poems including work by Roy Fisher, Emily Dickinson and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Readers: John Mackay, Niamh Cusack, Anton Lesser and Kenneth Cranham. Producer: Tim Dee.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 14 Sep 2013 23:30

This Week's Poems

 All taken from ‘NOT TO SPEAK OF THE DOG: 101 Short Stories in Verse

Published by Faber


Leda and the Swan

By WB Yeats



By Lord Alfred Tennyson


Orpheus in Soho

By Rosemary Tonks


The Entertainment of War

By Roy Fisher


As the Team’s Head-Brass

By Edward Thomas



By Walter de la Mare



By Percy Bysshe Shelley


Marvin Gaye

By Michael Hofmann


Because I could not stop for death

By Emily Dickinson


At the Florists

By Jacques Prevert

Translated by Lawrence Ferlinghetti



By William Wordsworth


Role Contributor
PresenterRoger McGough
ReaderJohn MacKay
ReaderNiamh Cusack
ReaderAnton Lesser
ReaderKenneth Cranham
ProducerTim Dee

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