Tony Harrison

Tony Harrison

Tony Harrison is Britain's principal film and theatre poet and has famously said "Poetry is all I write, whether... read more
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Melissa Lee-Houghton

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Kate Tempest

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Isobel Dixon

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Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past