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Sunday 10 July 2005
Poetry Please

This is the last programme in the current series. Poetry Please returns on 25 September 2005.

All Things Dull and Ugly by Eric Idle, from Unauthorised Versions
Faber & Faber

Nightsong by Adrian Henri, from Collected Poems 1967-1985
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Old King Cole, anon

Variations of an Air by G K Chesterton, from Collected Poems
Methuen & Co

The Old Vicarage, Grantchester by Rupert Brooke, from The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse

And is there Money Still for Me? by Craig Brown, from Craig Brown's Greatest Hits
Century.

This is Just to Say by William Carlos Williams, from The Collected Poems - Volume 1 1909-1939
Carcanet

Dear Scott by Roger McGough, from The State of Poetry
Penguin

Mr Bleaney by Philip Larkin, from Unauthorised Versions
Faber & Faber

Mr Strugnell by Wendy Cope, from Unauthorised Versions
Faber & Faber

Why are Other Poets so Glum with Me by Craig Brown, from Craig Brown's Greatest Hits
Century

This be the worst by Adrian Mitchell, from All Shook Up - Poems 1997-2000
Bloodaxe

Hush Hush by J B Morton, from Unauthorised Versions
Faber & Faber

The Old Man's Comforts and How he Gained Them by Robert Southey, from Unauthorised Versions
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You are Old Father William by Lewis Carroll, from Unauthorised Versions
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The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, from Unauthorised Versions
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The Charge of the Bread Brigade by Ezra Pound, from Unauthorised Versions
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What, still alive at twenty-two? by Hugh Kingsmill, from Unauthorised Versions
Faber & Faber

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