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Poetry Video, The

Synopsis
Over 50 poetry readings by poets and actors. Contemporary poets representing a range of cultures talk about their poetry and perform their own poems, while actors read key 20th century poems. Authors and/or readers are Tony Harrison, Gillian Clarke, Moniza Alvi, Dannie Abse, Jean ‘Binta ' Breeze, Maura Dooley, Stssella Gonet, Michael Pennington, Juliet Stevenson, Greg Wise.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 150 min.
Year of production
1996
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Notes
Reviewed by Kate Clanchy in ‘Times Educational Supplement 2’ (4/4/97), p15.
Documentation
Optional printed resource material.
Uses
National Curriculum Key Stage 4 and A-level English.
Subjects
English language and literature
Keywords
Abse, Dannie; Alvi, Moniza; Breeze, Jean ‘Binta’; Clarke, Gillian; Dooley, Maura; English literature; Harrison, Tony; poetry

Credits

Contributor
Dannie Abse; Gillian Clarke; Greg Wise; Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze; Juliet Stevenson; Maura Dooley; Michael Pennington; Moniza Alvi; Stella Gonet; Tony Harrison

Production Company

Name

English and Media Centre

Email
info@englishandmedia.co.uk
Web
http://www.englishandmedia.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0207 359 8080
Fax
020 7354 0133
Address
18 Compton Terrace
NW1 1RX
N1 2UN

Distributor

Name

National Association for the Teaching of English

Email
info@nate.org.uk
Web
http://www.nate.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0114 255 5419
Fax
0114 255 5296
Address
50 Broadfield Road
Sheffield
S8 0XJ

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