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A tour of the Archive with Dr Rowan Williams

Poetry happens at a sort of junction in the mind when new combinations start up, words and pictures start connecting...

Featured Guided Tours


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

Sonnet 43

William Shakespeare

read by Imtiaz Dharker

Ozymandias

Percy Bysshe Shelley

read by Kit Wright