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Altered States

Roger McGough has poetry to take you into altered states, reveries and waking dreams... including Tennyson's strange and magical Lotus-Eaters and Coleridge's Kubla Khan. The readers are Tim Pigott-Smith and Indira Varma.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Sep 2015 23:30

This Week's Poems

The Reverie of Poor Susan

By William Wordsworth

From Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics

Published by Lowrie Press


Extract from Fragments from an Unfinished Drama

By Percy Bysshe Shelley

From The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Published by The Modern Library


The Lotus-Eaters

By Alfred Lord Tennyson

From Alfred Lord Tennyson: Selected Poems

Published by Penguin Classics


The Fairies

By William Allingham

From The Nation's Favourite Children's Poems

Published by BBC Books


Kubla Khan

By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

From Coleridge: Poetical Works

Published by Oxford University Press


To Imagination 

By Emily Bronte

From The Brontes – Selected Poems

Published by Dent



Role Contributor
Presenter Roger McGough
Reader Tim Pigott-Smith
Reader Indira Varma
Producer Beth O'Dea


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