P. D. James
chooses The Explosion by Philip Larkin
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Crime writer. Creator of fictional policeman and poet Adam Dalgliesh. Baroness James of Holland Park
The Explosion by Philip Larkin
P. D. James chooses Philip Larkin's poem The Explosion, published in his final collection of poetry, High Windows. Presented by Mark Lawson.
From the Archive
Philip Larkin reads his poem The Explosion.
From the BBC archive.