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A tour of the Archive with Rachel Redford

Over the last few years I have listened to many of the Poetry Archive recordings and my six poems are taken from...

Featured Guided Tours

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

Ode to a Nightingale

John Keats

read by Andrew Motion

Shall I compare thee to...

William Shakespeare

read by James Fenton