• Betjeman's Britain

  • Poems from the BBC Archive
  • By: John Betjeman
  • Narrated by: John Betjeman
  • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
  • Radio/TV Programme
  • Release date: 23-06-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (11 ratings)

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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5 out of 5 stars
By Melvin Twemlow on 24-08-17

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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