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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

In summer's heat...

Christopher Marlowe

read by Simon Armitage

The Charge of the Light...

Alfred Tennyson

read by Alfred Tennyson