The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: The Poetry of W H Auden - Released to mark National Poetry Day 2020
Recorded in February 2019 and released to mark National Poetry Day 2020 Josephine Hart established her renowned Poetry Hours at the British Library in January 2004, matching leading actors to programmes of the greatest verse in English. They continue in her memory. This episode focuses on W H Auden's work, which ranges from musings on love and reflections on the human condition to light-hearted nonsense and passages of unflinching honesty. Featuring Eileen Atkins, Sinéad Cusack, Jeremy Irons and Patrick Kennedy.