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Fleur Adcock

Episode 32 of 50

Marking 70 years of poets on Radio 3 and the Third Programme, an archive recording by Fleur Adcock. She reads two of her poems in an edition of The Living Poet from 1985.

Ian McMillan introduces Fleur Adcock who reads two of her poems subtly exploring stereotyping and sexual politics from The Living Poet 1985.

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.

Photograph: Jemimah Kuhfeld.

5 minutes

Last on

Fri 11 Nov 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.