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James Berry

Episode 36 of 50

An archive recording by poet James Berry. In Reflections of a UK Caribbean, first broadcast in February 1982, Berry reflects on his life as he reads a selection of his poetry.

Ian McMillan with another episode in this fifty part series. James Berry reflects on his life as he reads a selection of his poetry from 'Reflections of a UK Caribbean' broadcast February 1982.

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: Sal Idriss.

5 minutes

Last on

Thu 17 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.