Celebrating 70 years of poets on Radio 3 and the Third Programme, an archive broadcast from 1981 by Cornish poet Charles Causley. He reads his work On Launceston Castle.
Ian McMillan with another episode and Cornish poet Charles Causley reading 'On Launceston Castle' dedicated to his county from The Living Poet, September 1981.
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.