Wendy Cope reading the work of Eleanor Farjeon – for BBC 100

Recordings of Eleanor Farjeon in her own voice are rare. To discover her work we are sharing here a short extract from a BBC programme called The ABC of the BBC, and featured Wendy Cope reading poems and in conversation with Anne Harvey, Eleanor Farjeon's Literary Executor. The Poetry Archive are seeking recordings of Eleanor Farjeon reading in her own voice.

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