Betjeman's Britain

  • by John Betjeman
  • Narrated by John Betjeman
  • 2 hrs and 3 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Sir John Betejman was one of the best-known and best-loved Poet Laureates. Even after his death, his popularity continues to garner acclaim and new admirers. Fortunately, he left behind a legacy of poetry readings and performances in the BBC archives that can be enjoyed in this comprehensive collection.

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What the Critics Say

"Recallilng childhood, falling in love, missing the sounds of the waves and gulls in Metro-land, lusting after Joan Hunter Dunn - it's all put over with his uniquely engaging brand of truthfulness" (The Scotsman)

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Sublime Betjeman

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The voice of dear John Betjeman is the best way to enjoy his wonderful words. Particularly enjoyable are the little comments and thoughts between the poems. A real delight.

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- Melvin Twemlow

Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-06-2008
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited