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
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

Poetry Please! 101 Poems read on BBC R4 , 2 x tapes

£4.99

Product description

A Hundred-and-One poems, read by Ronald Pickup, Rosalind Shanks, and the late actors Tim Pigott-Smith and Andrew Sachs, on BBC Radio Four.

Side One :-
1) Anon - Preparations 2) Anon - Indian Prayer 3) Ethel L Beers - Which Shall it be? 4) Hilaire Belloc - Tarantella 5) John Betjeman - Diary of a Church Mouse 6) Anne Bronte - Farewell 7) Charles Causley - Timothy Winters 8) Patrick R Chalmers - Roundabouts & Swings 9) Arthur H Clough - Say not the Struggle 10) Padraic Colum - An Old Woman of the Roads 11) Sarah Doudney - Water Mill 12) Eleanor Farjeon - Mrs Malone 13) James T Fields - Owl Critic 14) W W Gibson - Ice Cart 15) Oliver Goldsmith - Deserted Village 16) Thomas Hardy - Darkling Thrush 17) F W Harvey - Ducks 18) M Louise Haskins - Gate of the Year 19) John M Hayes - Green Eye of the Yellow God 20) W E Henley - Invictus 21) Gerard M Hopkins - God's Grandeur 22) A E Housman - Loveliest of Trees 23) Leigh Hunt - Abou Ben Adhem 24) D Geraint Jones - Let me not see Old Age 25) John Keats - Meg Merrilies 26) Rudyard Kipling - Glory of the Garden.
Side Two :-
1) Henry W Longfellow - Legend Beautiful 2) John G Magee - High Flight 3) Leo Marks - Code Poem for the French Resistance 4) Charlotte Mew - Farmer's Bride 5) Alice Meynell - Renouncement 6) Harold Monro - Overheard on a Saltmarsh 7) Robert Nathan - Dunkirk 8) Henry Newbolt - He Fell Among Thieves 9) Alfred Noyes - Highwayman 10) John Oxenham - Adieu! And Au Revoir 11) Coventry Patmore - Toys 12) William Shakespeare - Shall I Compare thee to a Summer's Day? 13) Stevie Smith - Not Waving but Drowning 14) Muriel Stuart - Seed-Shop 15) Edward Thomas - Adlestrop 16) Rosa H Thorpe - Curfew must not Ring Tonight 17) W J Turner - Romance 18) John Greenleaf W - Barbara Frietchie 19) William Wordsworth - Lucy Gray 20) W B Yeats - Lake Isle of Innisfree.
Side Three :-
1) Anon - Hateful Old Age 2) Anon - Loom of Time 3) Anna B de Bary - Under a Wiltshire Apple Tree 4) Thomas L Beddoes - Dream Pediary 5) Mary D Brine - Somebody's Mother 6) Rupert Brooke - Soldier 7) Christy Brown - Come Softly to my Wake 8) Elizabeth B Browning - Musical Instrument 9) Robert Browning - My Last Duchess 10) Lord Byron - Destruction of Sennacherib 11) Thomas Campbell - Harper 12) W H Carruth - Each in his own Tongue 13) Charles Causley - Ballad of the Bread Man 14) G K Chesterton - Rolling English Road 15) Samuel T Coleridge - Kubla Khan 16) Padraic Colum She Moved Through the Fair 17) Emily Dickinson - Because I Could not Stop for Death 18) Ernest Dowson - Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam 19) Michael Drayton - Parting 20) John Drinkwater - Moonlit Apples 21) T S Eliot - Journey of the Magi 22) E Farmer - Little Jim 23) James E Fletcher - War Song of the Saracens 24) St Francis of Assisi (attrib.) - Prayer 25) Robert Frost - Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening 26) Joyce Grenfell - Time 27) George Herbert - Love III 28) Gerard M Hopkins - Windhover.
Side Four :-
1) Thomas Hood - I Remember, I Remember 2) A E Housman - Bredon Hill 3) John Keats - To Autumn 4) Rudyard Kipling - Way Though the Woods 5) C S Lewis - Late Passenger 6) Henry W Longfellow - Slave's Dream 7) Phyllis McCormack - Look Closer 8) Louis MacNeice - Meeting Point 9) Andrew Marvell - To His Coy Mistress 10) Harold Monro - Milk for the Cat 11) Edwin Muir - Horses 12) A W E O'Shaughnessy - We are the Music Makers 13) Dorothy Parker - One Perfect Rose 14) Henry Reed - Naming of Parts 15) Christina Rossetti - Uphill 16) Percy B Shelley - Ozymandias 17) Frank Sidgwick - Christmas Legend 18) Jon Silkin - The Death of a Son 19) C Marjorie Smith - Consumer Complaint 20) Robert Southey - Well of St Keyne 21) Sir William R Spencer - Beth Gelert 22) Robert L Stevenson - House Beautiful 23) Alfred Lord Tennyson - Ring Out, Wild Bells 24) Dylan Thomas - Do not go Gentle into that Good Night 25) Mary Webb - Going for the Milk 26) W B Yeats - He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven.

Item details

Author(s):
Various Poets
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
BBC
Title:
Poetry Please!

Standard UK Delivery (currently free)

Delivery FAQs

Ts & Cs
Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

A Hundred-and-One poems, read by Ronald Pickup, Rosalind Shanks, and the late actors Tim Pigott-Smith and Andrew Sachs, on BBC Radio Four.

Side One :-
1) Anon - Preparations 2) Anon - Indian Prayer 3) Ethel L Beers - Which Shall it be? 4) Hilaire Belloc - Tarantella 5) John Betjeman - Diary of a Church Mouse 6) Anne Bronte - Farewell 7) Charles Causley - Timothy Winters 8) Patrick R Chalmers - Roundabouts & Swings 9) Arthur H Clough - Say not the Struggle 10) Padraic Colum - An Old Woman of the Roads 11) Sarah Doudney - Water Mill 12) Eleanor Farjeon - Mrs Malone 13) James T Fields - Owl Critic 14) W W Gibson - Ice Cart 15) Oliver Goldsmith - Deserted Village 16) Thomas Hardy - Darkling Thrush 17) F W Harvey - Ducks 18) M Louise Haskins - Gate of the Year 19) John M Hayes - Green Eye of the Yellow God 20) W E Henley - Invictus 21) Gerard M Hopkins - God's Grandeur 22) A E Housman - Loveliest of Trees 23) Leigh Hunt - Abou Ben Adhem 24) D Geraint Jones - Let me not see Old Age 25) John Keats - Meg Merrilies 26) Rudyard Kipling - Glory of the Garden.
Side Two :-
1) Henry W Longfellow - Legend Beautiful 2) John G Magee - High Flight 3) Leo Marks - Code Poem for the French Resistance 4) Charlotte Mew - Farmer's Bride 5) Alice Meynell - Renouncement 6) Harold Monro - Overheard on a Saltmarsh 7) Robert Nathan - Dunkirk 8) Henry Newbolt - He Fell Among Thieves 9) Alfred Noyes - Highwayman 10) John Oxenham - Adieu! And Au Revoir 11) Coventry Patmore - Toys 12) William Shakespeare - Shall I Compare thee to a Summer's Day? 13) Stevie Smith - Not Waving but Drowning 14) Muriel Stuart - Seed-Shop 15) Edward Thomas - Adlestrop 16) Rosa H Thorpe - Curfew must not Ring Tonight 17) W J Turner - Romance 18) John Greenleaf W - Barbara Frietchie 19) William Wordsworth - Lucy Gray 20) W B Yeats - Lake Isle of Innisfree.
Side Three :-
1) Anon - Hateful Old Age 2) Anon - Loom of Time 3) Anna B de Bary - Under a Wiltshire Apple Tree 4) Thomas L Beddoes - Dream Pediary 5) Mary D Brine - Somebody's Mother 6) Rupert Brooke - Soldier 7) Christy Brown - Come Softly to my Wake 8) Elizabeth B Browning - Musical Instrument 9) Robert Browning - My Last Duchess 10) Lord Byron - Destruction of Sennacherib 11) Thomas Campbell - Harper 12) W H Carruth - Each in his own Tongue 13) Charles Causley - Ballad of the Bread Man 14) G K Chesterton - Rolling English Road 15) Samuel T Coleridge - Kubla Khan 16) Padraic Colum She Moved Through the Fair 17) Emily Dickinson - Because I Could not Stop for Death 18) Ernest Dowson - Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam 19) Michael Drayton - Parting 20) John Drinkwater - Moonlit Apples 21) T S Eliot - Journey of the Magi 22) E Farmer - Little Jim 23) James E Fletcher - War Song of the Saracens 24) St Francis of Assisi (attrib.) - Prayer 25) Robert Frost - Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening 26) Joyce Grenfell - Time 27) George Herbert - Love III 28) Gerard M Hopkins - Windhover.
Side Four :-
1) Thomas Hood - I Remember, I Remember 2) A E Housman - Bredon Hill 3) John Keats - To Autumn 4) Rudyard Kipling - Way Though the Woods 5) C S Lewis - Late Passenger 6) Henry W Longfellow - Slave's Dream 7) Phyllis McCormack - Look Closer 8) Louis MacNeice - Meeting Point 9) Andrew Marvell - To His Coy Mistress 10) Harold Monro - Milk for the Cat 11) Edwin Muir - Horses 12) A W E O'Shaughnessy - We are the Music Makers 13) Dorothy Parker - One Perfect Rose 14) Henry Reed - Naming of Parts 15) Christina Rossetti - Uphill 16) Percy B Shelley - Ozymandias 17) Frank Sidgwick - Christmas Legend 18) Jon Silkin - The Death of a Son 19) C Marjorie Smith - Consumer Complaint 20) Robert Southey - Well of St Keyne 21) Sir William R Spencer - Beth Gelert 22) Robert L Stevenson - House Beautiful 23) Alfred Lord Tennyson - Ring Out, Wild Bells 24) Dylan Thomas - Do not go Gentle into that Good Night 25) Mary Webb - Going for the Milk 26) W B Yeats - He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven.

Author(s):
Various Poets
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
BBC
Title:
Poetry Please!

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.

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 currently free, 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