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Jean 'Binta' Breeze

Episode 48 of 50

In an archive recording made in 2004 on edition of Radio 3's The Verb, Jean 'Binta' Breeze reads her poems The Month of March and The Fifth Figure.

Ian McMillan continues with Jean Binta Breeze who reads two poems recorded by the Verb in 2004, 'The Month of March' and 'The Fifth Figure'.

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: Tehron Royes.

5 minutes

Last on

Mon 5 Dec 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.