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A tour of the Archive with Danielle McShine

The Poetry Archive is an invaluable resource for hearing some of my favourite poems, read by their authors, and for...

Featured Guided Tours


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

On Shakespeare, 1630

John Milton

read by Helen Dunmore

To Autumn

John Keats

read by Andrew Motion