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A tour of the Archive with Monica Ali

On my initial visit to the Poetry Archive, the historical recordings caught my attention first. I did not know that...

Featured Guided Tours

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

Sonnet 49

William Shakespeare

read by Bernard O'Donoghue

The Sun Rising

John Donne

read by Adam Foulds