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A tour of the Archive with Roger Stevens

I really enjoyed listening to all the poems in the Archive. It's fantastic to hear poets reading their own work. It...

Featured Guided Tours

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

The Mistress

John Wilmot Earl of Rochester

read by Alan Brownjohn

Song: ae fond kiss, and...

Robert Burns

read by Don Paterson