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Story Poems 2

Roger McGough introduces some story poems including work by Wilfred Owen, Stevie Smith and Rudyard Kipling. Readers: John Mackay, Niamh Cusack, Anton lesser and Kenneth Cranham. Producer: Tim Dee.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 21 Sep 2013 23:30

This Week's Poems

All from ‘NOT TO SPEAK OF THE DOG: 101 Short Stories in Verse’, published by Faber except ‘Street Ballad’ by George Barker which is from Street Ballads by George Barker, published by Faber and ‘A Peasant’ by R S Thomas which is from R.S. Thomas – Poems, Published by Phoenix Poetry.



by George Herbert


Danny Deever

By Rudyard Kipling


Strange Meeting

By Wilfred Owen


The Prodigal

By Elizabeth Bishop


Love on the Farm

By DH Lawrence


The Mower’s Song

By Andrew Marvell


Emily Writes Such a Good Letter

By Stevie Smith


Long John Brown and Little Mary Bell

By William Blake


Lily Pond

By Vicki Feaver


Street Ballad

By George Barker


A Chilly Night

By Christina Rossetti


A Peasant

By R S Thomas



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