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It’s Chinatown - Flora de Falbe
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James Brown’s Rhetoric - George Elliott Clarke
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A Call - Alan Brownjohn
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The Old Masters - Peter Didsbury
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Ozymandias

Read by Kit Wright

Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley - Read by Kit Wright
The Mighty Dead

On Shakespeare, 1630

Read by Helen Dunmore

On Shakespeare, 1630 - John Milton - Read by Helen Dunmore
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On the Inevitable Decline into Mediocrity of the Popular Musician who Attains a Comfortable Middle Age - David Musgrave
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The Pete Doherty in Prison Poem - Chris McCabe
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Elegant Sibyl - Ruth Fainlight
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The Truly Great - Stephen Spender
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Hattie McDaniel Arrives at the Coconut Grove - Rita Dove
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