Elizabeth Bishop read by Charles Dance and Joanna David

Choose from the following list of poems written by Elizabeth Bishop and performed by Charles Dance and Joanna David. Each link will take you to an audio recording and transcript of the poem.

Gentleman of ShalotOne ArtElizabeth Bishop
In the Waiting Room 

Further Resources

Elizabeth Bishop

Biography of Elizabeth Bishop

Find out more about the life and work of Elizabeth Bishop.


About the poems of Elizabeth Bishop

Josephine Hart explores the connections between the poet’s life and work.


Teachers' notes

Notes and activities for teachers about the poems of Elizabeth Bishop.