Celebrating 70 years of poets on Radio 3 and the Third Programme, an archive recording from 1983 of Tony Harrison reading his poems Them and Us and On Not Being Milton.
Ian McMillan with a recording from 1983. Leeds born Tony Harrison reads 'Them and Us' and 'On Not Being Milton'.
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.