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Historic recordings

Historic recordings

As well as our new recordings by contemporary poets, the Poetry Archive also contains historic recordings by poets from the past.

Hear famous voices from poetry's past.


Recently added poems

Simon Armitage

To Do List
Simon Armitage
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Simon Armitage

Miniatures
Simon Armitage
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Simon Armitage

Poundland
Simon Armitage
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Simon Armitage

The Christening
Simon Armitage
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Simon Armitage

The English Astr...
Simon Armitage
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