An anthology of over 50 classic poems, read by some of our finest actors. This collection contains a selection of the very best poems, from verses inspired by love to war poetry, nature poems and children's rhymes. Here are much-loved favourites such as 'A Red, Red Rose', 'She Walks in Beauty', 'Anthem for Doomed Youth', 'If...', 'Kubla Khan', 'Ode to a Nightingale', 'Jabberwocky', 'My Shadow' and 'The Jumblies'; as well as timeless poems by such celebrated authors as Shakespeare, Burns, Byron, Shelley, Yeats, Kipling and Wordsworth.
Beautifully read by a wealth of well-known actors, these are poems that you will never tire of listening to. Performed by Maxine Peake, Bill Wallis, Rupert Penry-Jones, Jenny Agutter, Bill Paterson, Dean Lennox Kelly, Rupert Holliday Evans, Michael Jayston, Samantha Bond, Michael Maloney, David Schofield, Anthony Howell, Claire Rushbrook, Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox, Geoffrey Palmer and Julia McKenzie.