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A tour of the Archive with Rachel Redford

Over the last few years I have listened to many of the Poetry Archive recordings and my six poems are taken from...

Featured Guided Tours

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

A Frog's Fate

Christina Rossetti

read by Alice Oswald

Sonnet 49

William Shakespeare

read by Bernard O'Donoghue