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A tour of the Archive with Helen Gray

As a secondary schoolteacher in London for the past thirty years, it has been my privilege to have had a job which...

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

Song: ae fond kiss, and...

Robert Burns

read by Don Paterson

Where be ye going, you...

John Keats

read by Andrew Motion