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Classic FM Favourite Poems

Poems for Every Occasion Chosen by Classic FM Listeners
Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
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A timeless collection of poems chosen by Classic FM listeners and read by an outstanding cast of actors, including Sir John Gielgud, Joanna Lumley, and David Tennant.

Classic FM Favourite Poems is a delightful anthology of British verse chosen through a Classic FM listeners poll. This new collection draws on the huge success of Classic FM Favourite Poems, published over 10 years ago. Enjoy all your favourite poems in these wonderful recordings.

In this varied selection you can listen to familiar favourites alongside more unexpected verses. Whether you're hearing them for the first time or revisiting a classic, this is a selection to enchant, move and delight. Classic FM Favourite Poemsis the definitive poetry anthology.

©2009 Classic FM (P)2009 Hodder & Stoughton

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Great poems but very poor format

The problem with this audiobook is that it's impossible to locate individual poems - it's just one 3-and-a-half hour track. There's no contents list either. I ended up going to a bookshop and copying down the index from the back pages of the paperback. That said, the poems are beautifully read by top actors and it's a good selection.

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One long chapter

Would have been so good if each chapter was a poem. But no it is all one long chapter. Not good. You can't go directly to the poem you want to listen to.

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Favourite Poems

This is a very good selection of well known and well loved poems, . They are beautifully read. And chosen and tastefully interspersed with suitable music.

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  • 13-02-20

Listen to it over and over

Great collection of best loved poems, variety in subject, tone and mood. I can listen to it again and again, great for short car journeys. And now my daughters are beginning to enjoy poetry too!