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Poetry Please [24/05/2008]

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. In a special edition of the poetry programme, presenter Roger McGough revisits some of the poetry readings recorded for the programme in 1998 by the late Paul Scofield and Juliet Stevenson.
The programme begins with Scofield’s reading of the less well-known Sonnet 130 and ends with the dirge from Cymbeline, read by Scofield and Stevenson.
Series
Poetry Please
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
24 May 2008 at 16:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
26 mins

Credits

Contributor
Roger McGough
Cast
Juliet Stevenson 
Paul Scofield 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Cymbeline
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Start of a new series.

Production Company

Name

BBC Radio 4

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 External site opens in new window

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

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