The Voice Of The Poet


Genome: [r4 Bd=19880117]

Dame Edith Sitwell is remembered as much for her flamboyant eccentricity of manner and dress as for the technical virtuosity of her poetry. Drawing on the poet's letters and on recordings in the BBC's Sound Archives, her biographer

Victoria Glendinning reviews the memory of this English gentlewoman who was showered with honour, praise, and bitter criticism in her day. Producer ANNE HOWELLS (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880117]

Unknown: Dame Edith Sitwell

Unknown: Victoria Glendinning

Producer: Anne Howells