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Gwyneth Lewis

Episode 49 of 50

Ian McMillan presents an archive broadcast by former national poet of Wales Gwyneth Lewis. She reads two of her poems in recording made at the Hay Festival for Radio 3's The Verb.

Ian McMillan with Former National Poet of Wales, Gwyneth Lewis, who reads two of her poems recorded at the Hay Festival in 2004 by Radio 3's The Verb.

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: Keith Morris.

5 minutes

Last on

Tue 6 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.