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Charles Causley Anniversary

Roger McGough presents a selection of listeners' requests for poems by Charles Causley who died ten years ago. Including BBC archive recording of the poet and new readings of some of his poems by Simon Armitage and Andrew Motion. Producer: Tim Dee.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 5 Oct 2013 23:30

This Week's Poems

 

I Saw a Jolly Hunter

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

The Seasons in North Cornwall

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

Walking

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

Innocent’s Song

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

For Joe/When I grow old

By Charles Causley

Unpublished

 

Three Gypsies

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

Chief Petty Officer

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

Tell Me, Tell Me, Sarah Jane

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

Who

By Charles Causley

Performed by Jim Causley, Julie Murphy and Ceri Owen-Jones

Taken from the CD ‘Cyprus Well’

Folk Police Recordings

FPR 010

 

Mother , Get Up, Unbar the Door

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

Rattler Morgan

Performed by Jim Causley and Ceri Owen-Jones

Taken from the CD ‘Cyprus Well’

Folk Police Recordings

FPR 010

 

A Baptism

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

Two For Charles

By Roger McGough

Unpublished

 

Ballad of the Five Continents

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

Eden Rock

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems 1951-1997

Published by Picador

 

 

      

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoger McGough
ReaderSimon Armitage
ReaderAndrew Motion
ProducerTim Dee