Norman MacCaig, Sorley MacLean
Ian McMillan introduces archive recordings by two Scottish writers. Norman MacCaig reads his poem A Birthday Card and Sorley MacLean reads his poem The Cry of Europe.
Ian McMillan continues with two Scottish poets in this episode. Norman MacCaig reads his poem 'A Birthday Card' and Sorley MacLean reads his 'The Cry of Europe'.
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.