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POETRY PLEASE
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Poetry Please
Sunday 16:30-17:00
Saturday (rpt) 23:00-23:30
The poems you want to hear
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If you'd like to suggest a particular poem for possible inclusion in the programme, contact us - don't forget to tell us why you'd like to hear your choice...
This week
Sunday 29 October 2006
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Roger McGough
Roger McGough presents a selection of soothing, scary and musical poems in the form of lullabies.
With readers Josette Simon, Patrick Romer and Rupert Wickham.
Featured poems
Lullaby for a Baby Toad by Stella Gibbons
From: Collected Poems
Publ: Longmans, Green & Co

All the Pretty Little Horses by Anon
From: The Oxford Book of Light Verse

Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby by Anon

Morning Song by Sylvia Plath
From: Collected Poems
publ: faber and faber

Sweet and Low by Alfred Lord Tennyson
From: The Book of a Thousand Poems
Publ: Collins Educational

Dream Song by Walter de la Mare
From: Selected Poems ed Matthew Sweeney
Publ: faber and faber

Suo Gan by Anon

Night Roost by Peter Wyton
From: Even the Beggars Have Pearls
Publ: tempus
book available from author:  peterwyton@yahoo.co.uk

Mother Goblin's Lullaby by Jack Prelutsky
From: The New Oxford Book of Children's Verse

The Coventry Carol - trad

Prayer for a New Mother by Dorothy Parker
From: Not so Deep as a Well
Publ: Hamish Hamilton

Summertime by George Gershwin
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