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A tour of the Archive with David Almond

I love this archive. It's an important reminder that all literature has its roots in the human voice. Black print on...

Featured Guided Tours

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

Beppo (extract)

Lord Byron

read by Fleur Adcock

Mouse's Nest

John Clare

read by Paul Farley