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A tour of the Archive with Mark Grist

Over the years I’ve become increasingly interested in the lyrical nature of poetry. I find that the more I’ve taken...

Featured Guided Tours


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

Sohrab and Rustum, ll....

Matthew Arnold

read by Alan Brownjohn

The Good-morrow

John Donne

read by Adam Foulds