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A tour of the Archive with David Almond

I love this archive. It's an important reminder that all literature has its roots in the human voice. Black print on...

Featured Guided Tours


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

Tell Me Not Here, It...

A E Housman

read by Andrew Motion

Upon a Fit of Sickness

Anne Bradstreet

read by Denise Riley