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Greta Stoddart was born in Henley-on-Thames, and grew up in Oxford and Belgium. She studied drama at Manchester University then trained as an actor in Paris, touring for five years with the theatre company she co-founded, Brouhaha, before settling in…

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Anthony (Vahni) Capildeo FRSL is a Trinidadian Scottish writer of poetry and non-fiction. Currently Professor and Writer in Residence at the University of York, their site-specific word and visual art includes responses to Cornwall’s former capital, Launceston, as the Causley…

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Hilaire Belloc

B. 1870 D. 1953

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Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) was a larger-than-life character who is now best known for his Cautionary Verses but who also wrote fiction, essays, history, biography and huge numbers of letters. He was born in a village just outside Paris on the…

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Charles Simic

B. 1938 D. 2023

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Charles Simic (b. 1938 – d. 2023) grew up in Belgrade in former Yugoslavia, a childhood in which “Hitler and Stalin taught us the basics”. A new life began in 1954 when he and his mother were allowed to join…

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Christmas in Andalucía - Neil Rollinson
The Mighty Dead

Beppo (extract)

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Beppo (extract) - Lord Byron - Read by Fleur Adcock
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Madrid, Prado Museum - M. K. Joseph
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The Waste Land Part I – The Burial of the Dead - T. S. Eliot
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The Waste Land Part II – A Game of Chess - T. S. Eliot
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The Waste Land Part III – The Fire Sermon - T. S. Eliot
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The Dog of the Light Brigade - Andrew Motion
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