Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty

Poetry in Motion (Alan Bennett reads famous poets, and discusses them, 2 x tapes)

£3.99 Out Of Stock

Product description

From his brilliant poetry live performance for Channel Four television in the late 80s, Alan Bennett brought his unique observations to some of our finest and most popular poets, as he reads a comprehensive selection of their poems, including :-

i) Thomas Hardy : "Beeny Cliff" ; "The Convergence of the Twain" ; "Drummer Hodge".
ii) A E Housman : "Into my Heart an Air that Kills" ; "Is my Team Ploughing", (both from 'A Shropshire Lad')
iii) W H Auden : "A Shilling Life Will Give You All the Facts" ; "Musee des Beaux Arts" ; "In Memory of W B Yeats"
iv) Louis MacNeice : "Prayer Before Birth" ; "The Slow Starter" ; "To Posterity".
v) John Betjeman : "Hunter Trials" ; "The Metropolitan" ; "Business Girls" ; "In a Bath Teashop".
vi) Philip Larkin : "This Be the Verse" ; "Annus Mirabilis" ; "Going, Going" ; "The Trees".

Leeds Yorkshire Northern England

Item details

Author(s):
Bennett , Alan / Various Poets
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
BBC / Channel 4
Title:
Poetry in Motion

Sold Out

We're sorry to say this item has now sold out.

There are over 100,000 more items in stock. Start browsing with our suggestions below.

About this item

From his brilliant poetry live performance for Channel Four television in the late 80s, Alan Bennett brought his unique observations to some of our finest and most popular poets, as he reads a comprehensive selection of their poems, including :-

i) Thomas Hardy : "Beeny Cliff" ; "The Convergence of the Twain" ; "Drummer Hodge".
ii) A E Housman : "Into my Heart an Air that Kills" ; "Is my Team Ploughing", (both from 'A Shropshire Lad')
iii) W H Auden : "A Shilling Life Will Give You All the Facts" ; "Musee des Beaux Arts" ; "In Memory of W B Yeats"
iv) Louis MacNeice : "Prayer Before Birth" ; "The Slow Starter" ; "To Posterity".
v) John Betjeman : "Hunter Trials" ; "The Metropolitan" ; "Business Girls" ; "In a Bath Teashop".
vi) Philip Larkin : "This Be the Verse" ; "Annus Mirabilis" ; "Going, Going" ; "The Trees".

Leeds Yorkshire Northern England

Author(s):
Bennett , Alan / Various Poets
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
BBC / Channel 4
Title:
Poetry in Motion

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £4.80

Outside Europe: £7.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Music & Art Shop Exeter

A really great range for all Oxfam shoppers! We sell CDs, DVDs, vinyl records of all genre's, sheet music & art prints. Call us for more information! Please contact store directly for opening hours.

View Shop