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Adrian Mitchell

Episode 15 of 50

Celebrating 70 years of poets on Radio 3 and the Third Programme, an archive broadcast from 1962, with Adrian Mitchell reading his poem Nostalgia - Now Threepence Off.

Ian McMillan introduces one of the key poets of the 1960s, Adrian Mitchell, reading "Nostalgia now threepence off" recorded by Radio 3 in 1962.

Three Score and Ten features archive recordings from the last seven decades of the Third Programme and Radio 3, with 70 remarkable poets reading their own poems. Amongst them T.S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, WH Auden, Seamus Heaney and Carol Ann Duffy. Plus ten brand new poems by contemporary poets commissioned specially for the series and broadcast on The Verb.

Producer: Sharon Sephton; Research by Caitlin Crawford.

5 minutes

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Wed 19 Oct 2016 21:55

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Three Score and Ten – The poets and their poems, collected

Three Score and Ten – The poets and their poems, collected

Ian McMillan builds a historic collection of 70 remarkable poets reading their own poems.