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On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer

Read by Simon Russell Beale

On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer - John Keats - Read by Simon Russell Beale
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Is it thy will thy image should keep open (Sonnet 61) - William Shakespeare - Read by Simon Callow
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Weary with Toil (Sonnet 27) - William Shakespeare - Read by Rosamund Pike
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Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day (Sonnet 18) - William Shakespeare - Read by Ian McKellen
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How do I Love Thee (Sonnet 43) - Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Read by Judi Dench
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If Thou Must Love Me (Sonnet 14) - Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Read by Rosamund Pike
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The First Day

Read by Judi Dench

The First Day - Christina Rossetti - Read by Judi Dench
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Remember

Read by Rosamund Pike

Remember - Christina Rossetti - Read by Rosamund Pike
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Sonnet 130: My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun - William Shakespeare - Read by Daniel Radcliffe
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Day Moon - Roger Robinson
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As part of the Shakespeare Lives in 2016 programme, celebrating the work of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death, the British Council has supported The Poetry Archive to enable us to record and present the Shakespeare 400 Collection. The Shakespeare 400 Collection…

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Morley conjures a marvellous sense of nature as intimacy, something precise yet loaded and of immense importance to us. George Szirtes

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