Ian McMillan introduces an archive radio broadcast by UA Fanthorpe. In a Proms interval programme from 2000, she reads two of her poems on the subject of youth and age.
Ian McMillan continues with a recording from a Proms Interval programme broadcast in 2000, U.A. Fanthorpe reads two of her poems on the subject of Youth and Age.
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: R.V. Bailey.