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A tour of the Archive with Danielle McShine

The Poetry Archive is an invaluable resource for hearing some of my favourite poems, read by their authors, and for...

Featured Guided Tours

Enjoy new recordings of classic poems from the past read by contemporary poets

Female Fashions For 1799

Mary Robinson

read by Jo Shapcott

Fare Well

Walter de la Mare

read by Maurice Riordan