Josephine Hart Poetry Programme

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

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20080413Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

1/4. The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth McGovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling

Followed by News.

2008041320080419"Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

1/4. The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth McGovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

1/4. The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth McGovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling"

2008041320080419Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

1/4. The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth McGovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

1/4. The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth McGovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling

20080419Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

1/4. The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth McGovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling

20080420Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

Followed by News.

2008042020080426"Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve)."

2008042020080426Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

20080426Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

20080427Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

Followed by News.

2008042720080503"Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise."

2008042720080503Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

20080503Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

20080504Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

4/4. She explores the themes of truth, time and moral searching in WH Auden's life and work, supported by beautiful performances of some of his poems from actors Mark Strong, Joanna David and Dan Stevens.

Followed by News.

2008050420080510"Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

4/4. She explores the themes of truth, time and moral searching in WH Auden's life and work, supported by beautiful performances of some of his poems from actors Mark Strong, Joanna David and Dan Stevens."

2008050420080510Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

4/4. She explores the themes of truth, time and moral searching in WH Auden's life and work, supported by beautiful performances of some of his poems from actors Mark Strong, Joanna David and Dan Stevens.

20080510
20080510Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

01012008041320080419"The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth Mcgovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling"

01012008041320080419"The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth Mcgovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

1/4. The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth McGovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling"

01012008041320080419"The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth Mcgovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling

"

01012008041320080419The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth Mcgovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling

01012008041320080419The unforgettable poetry of the First World War, with actors Robert Hardy, Daniel Stevens, Damian Lewis and Elizabeth Mcgovern giving voice to the sarcasm, wit, suffering and loss of the poets of the Great War, to devastatingly moving effect.

Poems include:

1914, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke

To Any Dead Officer, by Siegfried Sassoon

The General, by Siegfried Sassoon

Inspection, by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

Pill Box, by Edmund Blunden

The Victory Ball, by Alfred Noyes

Extracts from Epitaphs of the War, by Rudyard Kipling

01022008042020080426"Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve)."

01022008042020080426"Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve)."

01022008042020080426"Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve)."

01022008042020080426Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

01022008042020080426Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

2/4. Extracts from John Milton's great Christian epic Paradise Lost are read by Jeremy Irons (Satan), Felicity Kendal (narrator), Greg Wise (Adam) and Emilia Fox (Eve).

01032008042720080503"She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise."

01032008042720080503She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise

01032008042720080503She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

3/4. She explores the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning with readers Robert Hardy and Greg Wise.

0104 LAST2008050420080510"She explores the themes of truth, time and moral searching in W H Auden's life and work, supported by beautiful performances of some of his poems from actors Mark Strong, Joanna David and Dan Stevens."
0104 LAST2008050420080510"She explores the themes of truth, time and moral searching in W H Auden's life and work, supported by beautiful performances of some of his poems from actors Mark Strong, Joanna David and Dan Stevens.

Josephine Hart explores the work of great poets at live events at the British Library, with readings from some of Britain's finest actors.

4/4. She explores the themes of truth, time and moral searching in WH Auden's life and work, supported by beautiful performances of some of his poems from actors Mark Strong, Joanna David and Dan Stevens."

0104 LAST2008050420080510She explores the themes of truth, time and moral searching in W H Auden's life and work, supported by beautiful performances of some of his poems from actors Mark Strong, Joanna David and Dan Stevens.