23/50 Archive poetry readings from the 1970s, from Douglas Dunn and Michael Longley.
BBC Radio 3
22/50 An archive broadcast from 1979 by Geoffrey Hill, who reads a selection of his poems.
21/50 Recordings of George Mackay Brown and WS Graham reading poems about loss and memory.
20/50 Seamus Heaney talks about and reads his poems Digging and The Ministry of Fear.
19/50 Archive broadcast from 1971 of Dannie Abse reading the first two parts of his poem Funland
18/50 Archive broadcast from 1972 of WH Auden reading his poems a Lullaby and Song of the Devil.
17/50 Archive broadcasts by Ted Hughes: part of The Captain's Speech and also The Mackerel Song.
16/50 Archive broadcast in which Vernon Scannell reads his poems Dejection and A Case of Murder.
15/50 Archive broadcast, with Adrian Mitchell reading his poem Nostalgia - Now Threepence Off.
14/50 Archive broadcast of Philip Larkin reading his poem The Whitsun Weddings.
13/50 Archive broadcast from 1965 of Stevie Smith reading her poem Not Waving But Drowning.
12/50 Archive broadcast from 1965 in which RS Thomas reads his poetry at the Edinburgh Festival.
11/50 In an archive recording first broadcast in 1963, Sylvia Plath reads her poem Daddy.
10/50 An archive broadcast: Walter de la Mare reads his poems England and the Little Salamander.
9/50 Archive recordings from the late 1950s made by poets Jenny Joseph and Edwin Muir.
8/50 Archive recordings from 1958 made by poets John Betjeman and William Empson.
7/50 A 1955 archive recording in which Siegfried Sassoon reads three of his own poems.
6/50 Edmund Blunden reads his own poem Concert Party in an archive broadcast from 1957.
5/50 A 1950 archive recording of Dylan Thomas reading his poem In the White Giant's Thigh.
4/50 Archive recordings: TS Eliot reads The Journey of the Magi and part of The Four Quartets.
3/50 A recording from 1949 in which Louis MacNeice reads his poems Snow and Prayer Before Birth